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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 38

119 page PDF

2.3MB

Table 34 Principal active substances by weight

Quantity (kg) of the 20 most used active substances on all vegetable crops surveyed

  Active substance Type (1) 2015 2013 % change
1 Pendimethalin H 13,574 10,847 25
2 Sulphur SU 6,335 5,341 19
3 Prosulfocarb H 4,367 2,186 100
4 Glyphosate H 3,900 2,222 76
5 Metazachlor H 2,826 2,787 1
6 Linuron H 2,769 1,641 69
7 Azoxystrobin F 2,571 2,060 25
8 Boscalid F 2,291 1,486 54
9 Copper oxychloride F 2,047 1,015 102
10 Fenpropimorph F 1,984 1,446 37
11 Chlorothalonil F 1,812 1,291 40
12 Pirimicarb I 1,793 1,190 51
13 Metalaxyl-M F/S 1,778 1,446 23
14 Oxamyl I 1,764 1,895 -7
15 Bentazone H 1,661 1,074 55
16 Tebuconazole F 1,463 1,044 40
17 Prothioconazole F 1,414 1,462 -3
18 Cyprodinil F 1,336 631 112
19 MCPB H 1,190 880 35
20 Fludioxonil F/S 1,020 558 83

(1) Pesticide type = F: Fungicide, H: Herbicide, I: Insecticide, S: Seed treatment, SU: Sulphur


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