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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 30

119 page PDF

2.3MB

Table 26 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) insecticide and molluscicide active substances

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

Insecticides Carrots Turnips & swedes Other vegetable crops Total
  (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (kg)
Acetamiprid 0 0 0 0 77 10 77 2
Cypermethrin 0 0 0 0 19 3 19 <0.5
Deltamethrin 1,808 29 1,059 53 631 43 3,498 24
Lambda-cyhalothrin 8,207 81 986 44 974 65 10,166 115
Oxamyl 802 28 0 0 199 27 1,001 1,764
Pirimicarb 1,516 41 632 33 0 0 2,148 344
Pymetrozine 0 0 295 20 0 0 295 44
Thiacloprid 108 4 132 9 0 0 240 23
All insecticides 12,441 92 3,104 88 1,900 82 17,445 2,317
Molluscicides
Metaldehyde 0 0 728 44 119 16 847 188
All molluscicides 0 0 728 44 119 16 847 188
Area grown 2,908   1,503   730   5,142  

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