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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 25

119 page PDF

2.3MB

Table 21 Leaf brassica insecticide and molluscicide active substances

Area treated (ha), percentage of crop treated and quantity (kg) of active substances for all crops

Insecticides Brussels sprouts Cabbages Calabrese Other brassicas Total
  (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (kg)
Deltamethrin 1,249 91 340 54 0 0 0 0 1,589 12
Indoxacarb 1,530 100 630 96 171 10 0 0 2,331 60
Lambda-cyhalothrin 1,832 100 619 70 2,412 99 655 84 5,518 33
Pirimicarb 946 42 256 65 438 26 437 84 2,077 397
Pymetrozine 692 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 692 138
Spirotetramat 898 91 368 79 0 0 0 0 1,265 95
Thiacloprid 660 42 47 16 162 10 218 84 1,087 104
All insecticides 7,807 100 2,259 96 3,183 99 1,311 84 14,560 840
Molluscicides
Ferric phosphate 1,846 91 90 30 0 0 0 0 1,936 332
Metaldehyde 2,376 100 340 84 6 0 681 94 3,403 501
Methiocarb 403 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 403 60
All molluscicides 4,624 100 430 84 6 <0.5 681 94 5,742 893
Area grown 777   299   1,688   260   3,025  

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