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Publication - Statistics Publication

Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops

Published: 31 Oct 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781788512589

This publication presents information from a survey of pesticide use on soft fruit crops grown in Scotland during 2016.

113 page PDF

2.9MB

113 page PDF

2.9MB

Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops
Table 13: Other soft fruit insecticide, molluscicide and biological

113 page PDF

2.9MB

Table 13: Other soft fruit insecticide, molluscicide and biological

formulations - 2016

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Insecticides/acaricides Non-protected other soft fruit Protected other soft fruit All other soft fruit crops 2014 (1)
(Ha) (%) (Ha) (%) (Ha) (%) (Ha)
Abamectin 0 0 25 14 25 10 7
Deltamethrin 13 9 0 0 13 3 1
Lambda-cyhalothrin 5 5 52 29 57 22 57
Pyrethrins 0 0 125 39 125 28 109
Spinosad 0 0 7 4 7 3 0
Thiacloprid 11 17 257 93 268 72 155
All insecticides/acaricides 29 31 465 >99 494 81 410
Molluscicides
Ferric phosphate 0 0 40 12 40 9 1
All molluscicides 0 0 40 12 40 9 4
Biological control agents
Aphidoletes aphidimyza 0 0 23 12 23 9 0
Heterorhabditis bacteriophora 0 0 136 39 136 29 0
Parasitic wasps 0 0 25 7 25 5 0
Steinernema kraussei 0 0 61 19 61 14 42
All biological agents 0 0 245 46 245 34 42
Area grown 68 180 248 172

(1) For full list of formulations recorded in 2014 please refer to the 2014 report (3)


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