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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

3.2MB

178 page PDF

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Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016
Table 38 Principal active substances by weight - 2016

178 page PDF

3.2MB

Table 38 Principal active substances by weight - 2016

Quantity (tonnes) of the 50 most used active substances, including seed treatments, on all crops surveyed

No.

Active substance

Type (1)

2016

2014

% change

1

Chlorothalonil

F

240

179

34

2

Chlormequat

G

174

170

3

3

Glyphosate

H

169

134

26

4

Mecoprop-P

H

111

108

2

5

Mancozeb

F

103

101

2

6

Pendimethalin

H

99

71

39

7

Prothioconazole

F/S

50

54

-7

8

Sulphur

F

37

24

54

9

Spiroxamine

F

27

28

-5

10

Tebuconazole

F/S

24

24

-2

11

Propamocarb hydrochloride

F

23

26

-12

12

Diquat

H

23

21

7

13

Folpet

F

23

40

-43

14

Fenpropimorph

F

22

30

-28

15

Prochloraz

F/S

17

20

-13

16

Epoxiconazole

F

16

17

-8

17

Fluroxypyr

H

16

13

22

18

Metazachlor

H

15

21

-27

19

Flufenacet

H

13

9

36

20

Cymoxanil

F

12

12

4

21

Boscalid

F

12

14

-11

22

2-Chloroethylphosphonic Acid

G

12

17

-29

23

Metribuzin

H

10

10

4

24

Cyprodinil

F

10

16

-39

25

Linuron

H

10

8

28

26

Fluazinam

F

9

12

-24

27

Pencycuron

S

9

10

-14

28

Diflufenican

H

8

7

10

29

Mepiquat chloride

G

8

9

-13

30

MCPA

H

8

35

-79

31

Fluxapyroxad

F

7

4

85

32

Maleic hydrazide

G

7

5

58

33

Prosulfocarb

H

7

16

-56

34

Metaldehyde

M

7

3

112

35

Pyraclostrobin

F

6

6

5

36

Mandipropamid

F

6

7

-12

37

Dimethomorph

F

6

5

12

38

Trifloxystrobin

F

5

4

21

39

Fosthiazate

I

5

0

N/A

40

Azoxystrobin

F

5

7

-21

41

2,4- DB

H

5

6

-13

42

Trinexapac-ethyl

G

5

5

-6

43

Cyazofamid

F

5

5

2

44

Bixafen

F

5

5

-9

45

Picoxystrobin

F

4

6

-26

46

Dicamba

H

4

4

5

47

Penthiopyrad

F

4

5

-19

48

Chlormequat chloride

G

4

1

457

49

Ametoctradin

F

4

5

-20

50

Chlorotoluron

H

4

53

-93

(1) Pesticide type = F: Fungicide, G: Growth regulator, H: Herbicide,

I: Insecticide/nematicide, M: Molluscicide, S: Seed treatment.


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