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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
Appendix 2 – Survey statistics

119 page PDF

2.3MB

Appendix 2 – Survey statistics

Census and sample information

Table 36 Census crop areas 2015

Census area (ha) of vegetable crops grown in Scotland

  Scotland 2015 Scotland 2013 % change
Vining Peas 7,029 6,559 7%
Broad Beans 1,469 1,153 27%
Brussels Sprouts 776 813 -5%
Cabbage 204 188 8%
Calabrese 1,513 1,325 14%
Cauliflower 218 152 44%
Carrots 2,877 2,836 1%
Leeks 84 92 -9%
Lettuce 87 62 40%
Turnips & Swedes 1,479 1,644 -10%
Rhubarb 71 75 -5%
All vegetable crops (1) 16,672 15,902 5%

(1) Includes other vegetable crops
Note: Data taken from the 2015 and 2013 June Agricultural Census. All areas exclude multi-cropping.


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