Publication - Statistics

Pesticide usage - arable crops and potato stores 2018: survey results

Published: 13 Nov 2019
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781839603099

Information from a survey of pesticide use on arable crops and potato stores in Scotland during 2018.

Pesticide usage - arable crops and potato stores 2018: survey results
Table 8: Oilseed rape fungicide and sulphur formulations - 2018

Table 8: Oilseed rape fungicide and sulphur formulations - 2018

Area (ha), weight (kg) and percentage of crop treated

Fungicides Oilseed Rape 2018(1) Oilseed Rape 2018(1) 2016(2) 2016(2)
ha % kg ha kg
Azoxystrobin 6,756 21 1,089 4,577 562
Azoxystrobin/cyproconazole 4,427 14 940 860 219
Azoxystrobin/isopyrazam 294 1 72 700 171
Azoxystrobin/tebuconazole 114 <0.5 36 0 0
Bixafen/prothioconazole/tebuconazole 3,069 9 768 3,193 857
Boscalid 10,917 33 2,010 7,931 1,698
Boscalid/dimoxystrobin 1,296 4 259 1,251 250
Boscalid/metconazole 3,463 11 612 4,873 870
Difenoconazole 777 2 54 209 9
Fluopyram/prothioconazole 8,103 22 1,650 6,756 1,344
Fluxapyroxad/pyraclostrobin 100 <0.5 11 0 0
Metconazole 1,869 5 28 0 0
Penthiopyrad/picoxystrobin 3,706 11 465 4,569 553
Picoxystrobin 897 3 173 5,380 1,017
Prochloraz/tebuconazole 6,186 18 1,990 9,425 3,303
Prothioconazole 24,563 48 3,093 17,112 1,994
Prothioconazole/tebuconazole 27,435 48 4,797 18,510 3,241
Tebuconazole 4,172 13 604 8,645 1,241
Thiophanate-methyl 909 3 281 2,163 517
All fungicides 109,052 98 18,933 100,681 19,361
Sulphur 223 <0.5 401 2,973 12,995
Area grown 32,735     30,142  

(1) Oilseed rape figures from 2018 include spring oilseed rape.  No spring oilseed rape crops were sampled in 2016

(2) For full list of formulations recorded in 2016 please refer to the 2016 report(3)


Contact

Email: psu@sasa.gov.scot