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Pesticide usage: outdoor vegetable crops 2019

Information from a survey of pesticide use on outdoor vegetable crops grown in Scotland during 2019.

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Pesticide usage: outdoor vegetable crops 2019
List of figures and tables

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List of figures and tables

Figure 1 Area of vegetable crops grown in Scotland 2015-2019

Figure 2 Vegetable crop area 2019 (percentage of total area)

Figure 3 Area of vegetable crops treated with the major pesticide     groups in Scotland 2015-2019

Figure 4 Weight of the major pesticide groups applied to vegetable crops in Scotland 2015-2019

Figure 5 Number of pesticide treated hectares (formulations) per hectare of crop grown

Figure 6 Weight of pesticides applied per hectare of crop grown

Figure 7 Use of pesticides on outdoor vegetable crops (percentage of total area treated with formulations) - 2019

Figure 8 Use of pesticides on outdoor vegetable crops (percentage of total weight of pesticides applied) - 2019

Figure 9 Use of pesticides on vining peas - 2019

Figure 10 Timing of pesticide applications on vining peas - 2019

Figure 11 Use of pesticides on broad beans - 2019

Figure 12 Timing of pesticide applications on broad beans - 2019

Figure 13 Use of pesticides on Brussels sprouts - 2019

Figure 14 Timing of pesticide applications on Brussels sprouts - 2019

Figure 15 Use of pesticides on calabrese - 2019

Figure 16 Timing of pesticide applications on calabrese - 2019

Figure 17 Use of pesticides on other brassica crops - 2019

Figure 18 Timing of pesticide applications on other brassica crops - 2019

Figure 19 Use of pesticides on carrots - 2019

Figure 20 Timing of pesticide applications on carrots - 2019

Figure 21 Use of pesticides on turnips and swedes - 2019

Figure 22 Timing of pesticide applications on turnips and swedes - 2019

Figure 23 Use of pesticides on other vegetable crops - 2019

Figure 24 Timing of pesticide applications on other vegetable crops - 2019

Figure 25 Land use regions of Scotland

Figure 26 IPM: Percentage of respondents with an IPM plan 2015-2019

Figure 27 IPM: Type of IPM plan - 2019

Figure 28 IPM: Soil testing 2015-2019

Figure 29 IPM: Seed bed cultivations 2015-2019

Figure 30 IPM: Cultivations at sowing 2015-2019

Figure 31 IPM: Variety and seed choice 2015-2019

Figure 32 IPM: Catch and cover cropping 2015-2019

Figure 33 IPM: Protection and enhancement of beneficial organism populations 2015-2019

Figure 34 IPM: Monitoring and identifying pests 2015-2019

Figure 35 IPM: Use of specialist diagnostics 2015-2019

Figure 36 IPM: Non-chemical control 2015-2019

Figure 37 IPM: Targeted pesticide application 2015-2019

Figure 38 IPM: Types of anti-resistance strategies 2015-2019

Figure 39 IPM: Monitoring success of crop protection measures 2015-2019

Table 1 Percentage of each crop treated with pesticides and mean number of spray applications - 2019

Table 2 Peas and beans seed treatment formulations - 2019

Table 3 Peas and beans insecticide formulations - 2019

Table 4 Peas and beans fungicide and sulphur formulations - 2019

Table 5 Peas and beans herbicide formulations - 2019

Table 6 Leaf brassica insecticide, biological control and molluscicide formulations - 2019

Table 7 Leaf brassica fungicide and sulphur formulations - 2019

Table 8 Leaf brassica herbicide formulations - 2019

Table 9 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) seed treatment formulations - 2019

Table 10 Vegetables (excluding legumes & leaf brassicas) insecticide, molluscicide and physical control formulations - 2019

Table 11 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) fungicide and sulphur formulations - 2019

Table 12 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) herbicide and growth regulator formulations - 2019

Table 13 Compounds encountered in the vegetable survey for the first time in 2019

Table 14 Mode of action/chemical group of insecticide/nematicide active substances - 2019

Table 15 Mode of action/chemical group of fungicide active substances - 2019

Table 16 Mode of action/chemical group of herbicide active substances - 2019

Table 17 Principal active substances by area treated

Table 18 Principal active substances by weight

Table 19 Total vegetable crop, comparison with previous years

Table 20 Census crop areas 2019

Table 21 Distribution of vegetable sample (excluding holdings growing  only peas)

Table 22 Distribution of pea sample

Table 23 Sampled areas (vegetables excluding peas)

Table 24 Census areas (vegetables excluding peas)

Table 25 Sampled areas (peas)

Table 26 Census areas (peas)

Table 27 Raising factors (vegetable crops excluding peas)

Table 28 Raising factors (peas)

Table 29 First and second adjustment factors

Table 30 Response rate

Table 31 Relative standard errors

Table 32 IPM: Summary of responses to risk management questions 2015-2019

Table 33 IPM: Summary of responses to pest monitoring questions 2015-2019

Table 34 IPM: Summary of responses to pest control questions 2015-2019


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