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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 28 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) herbicide and growth regulator active substances

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

Herbicides Carrots Turnips & swedes Other vegetable crops Total
  (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (kg)
Bentazone 0 0 0 0 43 6 43 11
Chloridazon 0 0 0 0 73 5 73 29
Clomazone 2,691 93 1,346 90 2 0 4,039 290
Clopyralid 0 0 512 31 0 0 512 85
Cycloxydim 0 0 132 9 0 0 132 33
Dimethenamid-P 0 0 0 0 125 17 125 38
Diquat 110 4 0 0 293 40 403 78
Ethofumesate 0 0 0 0 21 3 21 21
Fluroxypyr 0 0 0 0 13 1 13 1
Glyphosate 0 0 66 4 0 0 66 35
Ioxynil 0 0 0 0 146 7 146 8
Lenacil 0 0 0 0 21 3 21 12
Linuron 7,542 93 0 0 1,229 61 8,771 2,404
Metamitron 0 0 0 0 330 45 330 692
Metazachlor 0 0 1,352 90 0 0 1,352 995
Metribuzin 2,623 57 0 0 0 0 2,623 423
Pendimethalin 3,268 93 0 0 575 75 3,843 5,157
Propaquizafop 733 25 373 25 28 4 1,134 169
Propyzamide 0 0 0 0 81 11 81 61
Prosulfocarb 2,029 40 0 0 482 48 2,511 4,367
S-metolachlor 0 0 378 25 0 0 378 508
Tepraloxydim 2,116 70 0 0 136 19 2,252 168
All herbicides 21,114 93 4,159 100 3,597 84 28,870 15,586
Growth regulators
Maleic hydrazide 0 0 0 0 104 14 104 500
All growth regulators 0 0 0 0 104 14 104 500
Area grown 2,908   1,503   730   5,142  

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