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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 2: Strawberry insecticide and acaricide formulations - 2016

113 page PDF

2.9MB

Table 2: Strawberry insecticide and acaricide formulations - 2016

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Insecticides/acaricides Non-protected strawberry Protected Strawberry All Strawberry 2014 (1)
(Ha) (%) (Ha) (%) (Ha) (%) (Ha)
Abamectin 0 0 858 59 858 55 959
Chlorpyrifos 0 0 159 17 159 16 738
Clofentezine 0 0 595 35 595 32 704
Deltamethrin 0 0 165 18 165 17 188
Etoxazole 0 0 162 18 162 16 287
Fenpyroximate 0 0 2 <0.5 2 <0.5 101
Lambda-cyhalothrin 2 2 884 81 886 75 496
Pirimicarb 0 0 88 10 88 9 947
Pymetrozine 0 0 284 29 284 27 416
Pyrethrins 0 0 60 6 60 6 371
Spinosad 0 0 51 6 51 5 70
Spirodiclofen 0 0 37 4 37 4 174
Spiromesifen 0 0 5 1 5 <0.5 64
Tebufenpyrad 0 0 72 8 72 7 32
Thiacloprid 0 0 433 34 433 32 291
All insecticides 2 2 3,856 99 3,858 92 6,186
Area grown 75 920 995 972

(1) For full list of formulations recorded in 2014 please refer to the 2014 report (3)


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