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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

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119 page PDF

2.3MB

Contents
Pesticide Usage in Scotland: Outdoor Vegetable Crops 2015
Page 19

119 page PDF

2.3MB

Table 15 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) biopesticide formulations

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Biopesticides Carrots Turnips & swedes Other vegetable crops Total 2013
  (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (ha)
Bacillus subtilis 0 0 0 0 63 8 63 0
All biopesticides 0 0 0 0 63 8 63 0 (1)
Area grown 2,908   1,503   730   5,142 5,623

Note: Bacillus subtilis is a bio-fungicide.

(1) In 2013, 154 ha of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens was recorded on vegetable crops. However, this is classed as a biological control agent not a biopesticide. Refer to Appendix 3 for a definition.


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