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Publication - Statistics publication

Pesticide Usage in Scotland: Outdoor Vegetable Crops 2015

Published: 5 Oct 2016
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate
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

2.3 MB

119 page PDF

2.3 MB

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

119 page PDF

2.3 MB

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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