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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 33: Principal active substance by area - 2016

113 page PDF

2.9MB

Table 33: Principal active substance by area - 2016

Area (ha) treated with the 20 most used active substances on all soft fruit crops surveyed

Active substance Type (1) 2016 2014 % change
1 Myclobutanil F 2,221 2,630 -16
2 Fludioxonil F 1,789 1,878 -5
3 Cyprodinil F 1,789 1,878 -5
4 Fenhexamid F 1,704 2,151 -21
5 Diquat H 1,404 2,001 -30
6 Lambda-cyhalothrin I 1,360 1,020 33
7 Pyraclostrobin F 1,208 1,024 18
8 Boscalid F 1,208 1,024 18
9 Azoxystrobin F 1,194 1,395 -14
10 Iprodione F 1,187 1,405 -16
11 Thiacloprid I 1,163 820 42
12 Abamectin I 1,035 1,246 -17
13 Bupirimate F 891 1,235 -28
14 Bacillus subtilis BP 831 1,509 -45
15 Sulphur SU 781 1,964 -60
16 Quinoxyfen F 777 746 4
17 Kresoxim-methyl F 639 783 -18
18 Isoxaben H 609 145 319
19 Clofentezine I 601 956 -37
20 Napropamide H 555 235 136

(1) Pesticide type = BP: Biopesticide, F: Fungicide, H: Herbicide, I: Insecticide/acaricide,

SU: Sulphur


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