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Publication - Statistics Publication

Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016

Published: 31 Oct 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781788512596

This publication presents information from a survey of pesticide use on arable crops and potato stores in Scotland during 2016.

178 page PDF

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178 page PDF

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Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016
Table 29 Potato herbicide and growth regulator active substances - 2016

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Table 29 Potato herbicide and growth regulator active substances - 2016

Area treated (ha), percentage of crop treated and quantity (kg) of active substances for all crops

Herbicides

Seed potatoes

Ware potatoes

All potatoes

All potatoes

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(kg)

Carfentrazone-ethyl

10,952

73

7,950

52

18,902

946

Clomazone

94

1

1,908

13

2,002

159

Cycloxydim

383

3

1,566

11

1,950

422

Diquat

26,004

93

30,200

92

56,204

21,598

Flufenacet

1,792

14

1,380

9

3,172

1,724

Glyphosate

138

1

68

<0.5

206

173

Linuron

7,234

57

9,095

62

16,329

9,147

Metobromuron

0

0

525

4

525

525

Metribuzin

10,251

80

11,685

79

21,936

10,152

Pendimethalin

0

0

947

6

947

809

Propaquizafop

0

0

284

2

284

43

Prosulfocarb

788

6

352

2

1,140

3,649

Pyraflufen-ethyl

127

1

722

5

850

18

Rimsulfuron

0

0

505

3

505

5

All herbicides

57,764

95

67,189

98

124,952

49,369

Growth regulators

Maleic hydrazide

0

0

2,515

17

2,515

7,338

All growth regulators

0

0

2,515

17

2,515

7,338

Area grown

12,760

14,766

27,526


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