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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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Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016
Table 3 Cereal insecticide and molluscicide formulations - 2016

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Table 3 Cereal insecticide and molluscicide formulations - 2016

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Insecticides

Winter barley

Spring barley

Winter

wheat

Spring wheat

Winter

oats

Spring

oats

All cereals

(1)

2014 (2)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(ha)

Alpha-cypermethrin

0

0

0

0

280

<0.5

0

0

0

0

0

0

280

1,678

Chlorpyrifos

0

0

392

<0.5

1,104

1

83

1

0

0

95

<0.5

1,674

23,466

Cypermethrin

1,497

3

0

0

1,511

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

3,008

5,145

Deltamethrin

0

0

1,649

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1,649

2,570

Esfenvalerate

2,405

5

97

0

1,808

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

4,310

16,790

Lambda-cyhalothrin

9,398

19

16,091

7

26,696

23

134

2

3,770

46

4,995

22

62,763

80,462

Zeta-cypermethrin

684

1

0

0

317

<0.5

0

0

789

10

0

0

1,791

11,536

All insecticides

13,983

28

18,228

8

31,718

27

216

3

4,559

55

5,090

22

75,473

141,647

Molluscicides

Ferric phosphate

0

0

0

0

2,715

2

0

0

50

1

0

0

2,765

1,461

Metaldehyde

2,110

4

141

<0.5

13,432

10

0

0

50

1

0

0

15,733

7,227

Methiocarb

0

0

0

0

22

<0.5

0

0

0

0

0

0

22

2,468

All mollusicides

2,110

4

141

<0.5

16,169

12

0

0

100

1

0

0

18,520

11,155

Area grown

48,030

238,901

102,753

6,843

8,091

23,119

432,077

461,474

(1) Includes winter rye and triticale

(2) Includes triticale


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