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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

3.2MB

Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016
Table 41 Cereals, comparison with previous years

178 page PDF

3.2MB

Table 41 Cereals, comparison with previous years

Pesticide usage in 2012, 2014 and 2016, area treated with formulations (Forms), active substances (a.s.) and quantity applied (kg)

2012

2014

2016

Forms (ha)

a.s. (ha)

kg

Forms (ha)

a.s. (ha)

kg

Forms (ha)

a.s. (ha)

kg

Insecticides

91,537

91,537

4,522

141,647

141,647

17,127

75,473

75,473

1,447

Molluscicides

27,645

27,645

2,746

11,155

11,155

1,184

18,520

18,520

2,436

Fungicides

1,797,200

2,898,385

421,962

1,877,867

3,069,096

454,831

1,762,377

2,879,227

463,707

Sulphur

5,296

5,296

13,091

9,482

9,482

19,050

8,412

8,412

22,980

Herbicides

1,175,700

1,785,036

429,288

1,187,398

1,811,144

435,914

1,163,254

1,759,278

421,484

Growth regulators

449,274

527,515

183,823

525,448

635,135

204,358

488,976

582,317

204,053

Seed treatments

416,294

740,907

15,299

415,382

854,612

14,291

399,608

845,878

13,815

All pesticides

3,963,937

6,077,403

1,071,004

4,168,379

6,532,270

1,146,754

3,916,621

6,169,106

1,129,922

Area grown (ha)

456,895

461,474

432,077

Note: Unspecified treatments have been included in the formulation and active substance areas, however as their weights are unknown they cannot be included in the quantities applied.


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