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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.

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Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016
Table 34 Mode of action/chemical group of insecticide/nematicide active substances on all arable crops - 2016

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Table 34 Mode of action/chemical group of insecticide/nematicide active substances on all arable crops - 2016

Area (ha) and quantity (kg) of active substances for all crops

Mode of Action

Active

Substance

Chemical

Group

IRAC

Group

All arable

All arable

(ha)

(kg)

Acetylcholinesterase ( AChE) inhibitor

Oxamyl

Carbamate

1A

761

2,478

Chlorpyrifos

Organophosphate

1B

1,674

1,046

Fosthiazate

Organophosphate

1B

2,415

5,370

All acetylcholinesterase ( AChE) inhibitors

4,849

8,894

Sodium channel modulators

Alpha-cypermethrin

Pyrethroid

3A

1,679

20

Cypermethrin

Pyrethroid

3A

4,233

100

Deltamethrin

Pyrethroid

3A

1,975

12

Esfenvalerate

Pyrethroid

3A

30,855

138

Lambda-cyhalothrin

Pyrethroid

3A

113,402

605

Tau-Fluvalinate

Pyrethroid

3A

11,035

437

Zeta-cypermethrin

Pyrethroid

3A

7,567

82

All sodium channel modulators

170,746

1,394

Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (n AChR) competitive modulators

Acetamiprid

Neonicotinoid

4A

2,163

104

Thiacloprid

Neonicotinoid

4A

8,629

720

Thiamethoxam

Neonicotinoid

4A

1,101

22

All n AChR competitive modulators

11,893

846

Other

Chordontonal organ TRPV channel modulators

Pymetrozine

Pyridine azomethine derivative

9B

7,035

976

Unclassified

Flonicamid

Pyridine compound

9C

3,852

306

Voltage-dependent sodium channel blocker

Indoxacarb

Oxadiazines

22A

589

12

All others

11,475

1,295

All insecticides

198,964

12,428

Area grown

494,167

Note: Active substances have been grouped by their mode of action. Full details on mode of action classification can be found on the Insecticide Resistance Action Committee ( IRAC) webpage (9).


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