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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
Appendix 2: Survey statistics

113 page PDF

2.9MB

Appendix 2: Survey statistics

Census and sample information

Table 37 Census crop areas 2016

Census area (ha) of arable crops grown in Scotland

Scotland 2016 Scotland 2014 % change
Strawberry 993 913 9
Raspberry 326 311 5
Blackcurrants 302 308 -2
Blueberries 132 45 192
Mixed and other soft fruits 122 166 -27
All soft fruit 1,876 1,744 8

Note: Data taken from the 2016 and 2014 June Agricultural Census.

All areas exclude multi-cropping.

It was estimated from crops encountered in the 2016 sample, that 7 ha of the mixed and other soft fruit categories in the census were raspberry, strawberry, blueberry or blackcurrant


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