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Publication - Statistics Publication

Pesticide Usage in Scotland: Outdoor Vegetable Crops 2015

Published: 5 Oct 2016
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786524676

Information from a survey of pesticide use on vegetable crops grown for human consumption in Scotland during 2015.

119 page PDF

2.3MB

119 page PDF

2.3MB

Contents
Pesticide Usage in Scotland: Outdoor Vegetable Crops 2015
Page 16

119 page PDF

2.3MB

Table 12 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) insecticide and molluscicide formulations

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Insecticides Carrots Turnips & swedes Other vegetable crops Total 2013
  (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (ha)
Acetamiprid 0 0 0 0 77 10 77 0
Cypermethrin 0 0 0 0 19 3 19 0
Deltamethrin 1,808 29 1,059 53 631 43 3,498 2,299
Lambda-cyhalothrin 8,207 81 986 44 974 65 10,166 10,365
Oxamyl 802 28 0 0 199 27 1,001 1,044
Pirimicarb 1,516 41 632 33 0 0 2,148 1,016
Pymetrozine 0 0 295 20 0 0 295 0
Thiacloprid 108 4 132 9 0 0 240 889
All insecticides 12,441 92 3,104 88 1,900 82 17,445 15,612
Molluscicides
Metaldehyde 0 0 728 44 119 16 847 1,613
All molluscicides 0 0 728 44 119 16 847 1,722
Area grown 2,908   1,503   730   5,142 5,623

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