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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 27: Other soft fruit insecticide, molluscicide and biological active substances - 2016

113 page PDF

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Table 27: Other soft fruit insecticide, molluscicide and biological active substances - 2016

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

Insecticides/acaricides Non-protected other soft fruit Protected other soft fruit All other soft fruit
(Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg)
Abamectin 0 0 0 25 14 <0.5 25 10 <0.5
Deltamethrin 13 9 <0.5 0 0 0 13 3 <0.5
Lambda-cyhalothrin 5 5 <0.5 52 29 <0.5 57 22 <0.5
Pyrethrins 0 0 0 125 39 8 125 28 8
Spinosad 0 0 0 7 4 1 7 3 1
Thiacloprid 11 17 1 257 93 31 268 72 32
All insecticides/acaricides 29 31 2 465 <100 40 494 81 42
Molluscicides
Ferric phosphate 0 0 0 40 12 8 40 9 8
Biological control agents
Aphidoletes aphidimyza 0 0 NA 23 12 NA 23 9 NA
Heterorhabditis bacteriophora 0 0 NA 136 39 NA 136 29 NA
Parasitic wasps 0 0 NA 25 7 NA 25 5 NA
Steinernema kraussei 0 0 NA 61 19 NA 61 14 NA
All biological agents 0 NA 245 NA 245 NA
Area grown 68 180 248

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

NA = not applicable


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