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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
Appendix 2 – Survey statistics

178 page PDF

3.2MB

Appendix 2 – Survey statistics

Census and sample information

Table 44 Regional distribution of arable crops in 2016

Census area (ha) of arable crops grown in Scotland

H&I (1)

C&O (1)

Moray Firth

Abdn (1)

Angus

East Fife

Lothian

C. Low-lands (1)

Tweed Valley

S. Uplands (1)

Solway

Scotland 2016

Scotland 2014

% change

Winter Barley

103

236

2,013

14,797

7,195

4,128

3,951

4,971

7,194

878

2,564

48,031

52,507

-9

Spring Barley

4,300

7,302

34,535

71,873

46,391

12,136

11,395

26,129

13,238

3,421

8,180

238,899

274,377

-13

Total Wheat

141

*

5,505

8,751

23,205

15,223

18,550

11,183

22,445

1,184

3,373

109,594

109,023

1

Winter Oats

24

*

125

237

846

1,978

532

917

2,876

279

278

8,091

7,998

1

Spring Oats

687

1,519

2,081

4,713

3,419

2,689

905

4,319

1,939

194

656

23,119

17,052

36

Winter Rye (3)

*

0

670

334

648

426

765

244

583

0

*

3,725

0 (3)

N/A

Triticale

*

*

72

*

*

*

*

163

142

*

94

614

519

18

Winter Oilseed Rape

*

0

2,493

6,952

6,603

1,989

4,143

1,388

6,260

*

*

30,141

36,420

-17

Spring Oilseed Rape (2)

*

*

*

118

106

*

140

*

*

0

*

590

720

-18

Seed Potatoes

177

*

1,872

1,861

6,269

498

124

1,320

530

*

*

12,760

13,300

-4

Ware Potatoes

106

37

812

867

6,707

1,971

1,304

1,325

1,423

18

196

14,766

15,211

-3

Combine Peas

*

*

45

122

*

143

167

117

96

*

*

776

616

26

Field Beans

*

0

147

0

414

360

413

446

1,026

*

159

3,002

2,765

9

Lupins

*

0

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

0

0

42.54

114

-63

Mixed Grains

12.93

*

*

*

0

0

0

*

0

*

0

17.8

646

-97

Totals

5,635

9,245

50,447

110,640

101,890

41,616

42,402

52,565

57,762

6,267

15,699

494,167

531,269

-7

* To prevent disclosure of information about individual holdings, entries relating to fewer than five holdings are not reported

(1) H&I = Highlands & Islands, C&O = Caithness & Orkney, Abdn = Aberdeen, C.Lowlands = Central Lowlands, S.Uplands = Southern Uplands

(2) Includes linseed.

(3) Winter rye area published for the first time in 2016


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