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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

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113 page PDF

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Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops
Table 17: Strawberry biological, molluscicide and physical control active substances - 2016

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Table 17: Strawberry biological, molluscicide and physical control active substances - 2016

Area (ha), Quantity (kg) and percentage of crop treated

Biological control agents Non-protected strawberry Protected strawberry All strawberry
(Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg)
Heterorhabditis bacteriophora 0 0 NA 113 7 NA 113 6 NA
Neoseiulus californicus 0 0 NA 9 <0.5 NA 9 <0.5 NA
Neoseiulus cucumeris 0 0 NA 70 3 NA 70 3 NA
Phytoseiulus persimilis 0 0 NA 68 7 NA 68 7 NA
Steinernema kraussei 0 0 NA 114 12 NA 114 11 NA
All biological agents 0 NA 374 NA 374 NA
Biopesticides
Bacillus subtilis 0 0 0 767 40 62 767 37 62
Beauveria bassiana ATCC - 74040 0 0 0 6 1 1 6 1 1
Beauveria bassiana GHA 0 0 0 7 1 1 7 1 1
All biopesticides 0 0 780 64 780 64
All biologicals (1) 0 0 0 1,154 47 421 1,154 43 421
Molluscicides
Ferric phosphate 3 2 1 56 4 12 59 4 12
Metaldehyde 0 0 0 194 17 47 194 16 47
All molluscicides 3 2 1 250 21 59 253 20 59
Physical control
Carbonic acid diamide/urea 0 0 0 24 1 47 24 1 47
Area grown 75 920 995

(1) All biologicals includes biopesticides and biological control agents. NA = not applicable

Note: invertebrate biological control agents are applied by number of organisms rather than weight therefore data are not presented


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