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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 3 Potato storage treatment active substances - 2016

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Table 3 Potato storage treatment active substances - 2016

Tonnes treated

Kg

Seed Potatoes

Ethylene (1)

2,557

N/A (2)

Imazalil

192,089

2,125

Thiabendazole

111,404

2,677

Ware Potatoes

Ethylene

5,461

N/A (2)

Chlorpropham

123,986

1,689

Imazalil

1,802

19

Thiabendazole

1,060

23

N/A = not applicable

(1) Ethylene is not approved as a pesticide for use in seed potato stores under PPP regulations. However it is approved as a commodity substance for plant growth regulation in post-harvest crops under COPR (7)

(2) The mass of ethylene used cannot be estimated (refer to Appendix 3 – definitions and notes)


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