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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 3: Strawberry biological, molluscicide and physical control

113 page PDF

2.9MB

Table 3: Strawberry biological, molluscicide and physical control

formulations - 2016

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Biological control agents Non-protected Strawberry Protected Strawberry All Strawberry 2014 (2)
(Ha) (%) (Ha) (%) (Ha) (%) (Ha)
Heterorhabditis bacteriophora 0 0 113 7 113 6 53
Neoseiulus californicus 0 0 9 <0.5 9 <0.5 0
Neoseiulus cucumeris 0 0 70 3 70 3 138
Phytoseiulus persimilis 0 0 68 7 68 7 29
Steinernema kraussei 0 0 114 12 114 11 125
All biological control agents 0 374 374 379
Biopesticides
Bacillus subtilis 0 0 767 40 767 37 1,509
Beauveria bassiana ATCC - 74040 0 0 6 1 6 1 85
Beauveria bassiana GHA 0 0 7 1 7 1 0
All biopesticides 0 780 780 1,749
All biologicals (1) 0 0 1,154 47 1,154 43 2128
Molluscicides
Ferric phosphate 3 2 56 4 59 4 67
Metaldehyde 0 0 194 17 194 16 260
All molluscicides 3 2 250 21 253 20 395
Physical control
Carbonic acid diamide/urea 0 0 24 1 24 1 325
Area grown 75 920 995 972

(1) All biologicals includes biopesticides and biological control agents

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


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