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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 34: Principal active substance by weight - 2016

113 page PDF

2.9MB

Table 34: Principal active substance by weight - 2016

Quantity (kg) of the 20 most used active substances on all soft fruit crops surveyed

Active substance Type (1) 2016 2014 % change
1 Sulphur SU 3,687 5,913 -38
2 Napropamide H 1,261 587 115
3 Fenhexamid F 1,211 1,446 -16
4 Potassium hydrogen carbonate F 935 4,527 -79
5 Iprodione F 876 1,051 -17
6 Cyprodinil F 646 688 -6
7 Diquat H 595 882 -33
8 Pendimethalin H 440 443 -1
9 Fludioxonil F 431 459 -6
10 Boscalid F 419 385 9
11 Glyphosate H 370 172 115
12 Fosetyl-aluminium F 363 215 69
13 Pyrimethanil F 350 497 -30
14 Dimethomorph F 312 293 6
15 Bupirimate F 306 408 -25
16 Azoxystrobin F 297 344 -14
17 Fenpropimorph F 273 365 -25
18 Propyzamide H 243 74 228
19 Myclobutanil F 180 220 -18
20 Thiacloprid I 140 100 40

(1) Pesticide type = F: Fungicide, H: Herbicide, I: Insecticide, SU: Sulphur


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