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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

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119 page PDF

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Contents
Pesticide Usage in Scotland: Outdoor Vegetable Crops 2015
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119 page PDF

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Table 14 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) herbicide and growth regulator formulations

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Herbicides Carrots Turnips & swedes Other vegetable crops Total 2013
  (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (ha)
Bentazone 0 0 0 0 43 6 43 28
Chloridazon 0 0 0 0 73 5 73 120
Clomazone 2,691 93 1,346 90 2 0 4,039 3,374
Clopyralid 0 0 512 31 0 0 512 245
Cycloxydim 0 0 132 9 0 0 132 30
Dimethenamid-P/pendimethalin 0 0 0 0 125 17 125 0
Diquat 110 4 0 0 293 40 403 98
Ethofumesate 0 0 0 0 21 3 21 0
Fluroxypyr 0 0 0 0 13 1 13 92
Glyphosate 0 0 66 4 0 0 66 337
Ioxynil 0 0 0 0 146 7 146 308
Lenacil 0 0 0 0 21 3 21 0
Linuron 7,542 93 0 0 1,229 61 8,771 6,137
Metamitron 0 0 0 0 330 45 330 439
Metazachlor 0 0 1,352 90 0 0 1,352 1,762
Metribuzin 2,623 57 0 0 0 0 2,623 2,625
Pendimethalin 3,268 93 0 0 450 62 3,718 2,779
Propaquizafop 733 25 373 25 28 4 1,134 1,441
Propyzamide 0 0 0 0 81 11 81 73
Prosulfocarb 2,029 40 0 0 482 48 2,511 1,202
S-metolachlor 0 0 378 25 0 0 378 1,419
Tepraloxydim 2,116 70 0 0 136 19 2,252 1,698
All herbicides 21,114 93 4,159 100 3,473 84 28,745 24,495
Growth regulators
Maleic hydrazide 0 0 0 0 104 14 104 0
All growth regulators 0 0 0 0 104 14 104 0
Area grown 2,908   1,503   730   5,142 5,623

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