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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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Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016
Table 37 Principal active substances by area treated - 2016

178 page PDF

3.2MB

Table 37 Principal active substances by area treated - 2016

Area treated (1000 ha) with the 50 most used active substances, including seed treatments, on all crops surveyed

No.

Active substance

Type (1)

2016

2014

% change

1

Prothioconazole

F/S

719

718

<0.5

2

Chlorothalonil

F

532

422

26

3

Tebuconazole

F/S

383

353

8

4

Prochloraz

F/S

258

287

-10

5

Epoxiconazole

F

256

293

-13

6

Chlormequat

G

231

224

3

7

Glyphosate

H

196

161

22

8

Mecoprop-P

H

191

217

-12

9

Metsulfuron-methyl

H

173

183

-6

10

Spiroxamine

F

164

176

-7

11

Trinexapac-ethyl

G

158

168

-6

12

Diflufenican

H

158

153

3

13

Thifensulfuron-methyl

H

155

176

-12

14

Triticonazole

S

144

180

-20

15

Fluroxypyr

H

142

124

15

16

Fluxapyroxad

F

139

79

75

17

Trifloxystrobin

F

138

117

18

18

Cymoxanil

F

137

144

-5

19

Pendimethalin

H

127

95

34

20

Tribenuron-methyl

H

123

138

-10

21

Fluopyram

F/S

119

101

17

22

Lambda-cyhalothrin

I

113

134

-15

23

Fenpropimorph

F

102

157

-35

24

Fluoxastrobin

F

95

100

-5

25

Bixafen

F

92

103

-11

26

Flufenacet

H

87

68

27

27

Mancozeb

F

82

96

-15

28

Pyraclostrobin

F

82

80

2

29

Picolinafen

H

75

39

90

30

Proquinazid

F

73

82

-11

31

2-Chloroethylphosphonic Acid

G

73

99

-26

32

Florasulam

H

70

62

12

33

Dicamba

H

69

69

-1

34

Cyazofamid

F

62

62

0

35

Boscalid

F

62

68

-9

36

Diquat

H

58

57

3

37

Metaldehyde

M

58

30

96

38

Folpet

F

54

101

-47

39

Picoxystrobin

F

53

61

-12

40

Mepiquat chloride

G

51

61

-16

41

Fluazinam

F

51

55

-7

42

Cyprodinil

F

51

79

-36

43

Pinoxaden

H

45

82

-45

44

Prohexadione-calcium

G

44

54

-19

45

Isopyrazam

F

42

48

-13

46

Mandipropamid

F

40

45

-11

47

Penthiopyrad

F

38

45

-15

48

Imazalil

S

36

17

110

49

Metconazole

F/G

35

78

-55

50

Fludioxonil

S

35

53

-34

(1) Pesticide type = F: Fungicide, G: Growth regulator, H: Herbicide, I: Insecticide, M: Molluscicide, S: Seed treatment.


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