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 9: Oilseed rape herbicide/desiccant and growth regulator formulations - 2018

Table 9: Oilseed rape herbicide/desiccant and growth regulator formulations - 2018

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

Herbicides/desiccants Oilseed Rape 2018(1) Oilseed Rape 2018(1) 2016(2) 2016(2)
ha % kg ha kg
Aminopyralid/metazachlor/picloram 1,073 3 834 0 0
Aminopyralid/propyzamide 878 3 739 1,528 901
Bifenox 270 1 129 0 0
Clomazone 10,295 31 607 9,617 561
Clomazone/metazachlor 3,988 12 2,679 296 155
Clopyralid 845 3 117 23 3
Clopyralid/picloram 2,074 6 225 2,075 229
Cycloxydim 55 <0.5 8 0 0
Dimethenamid-P/metazachlor 592 2 557 2,552 1,867
Dimethenamid-P/metazachlor/quinmerac 6,128 19 6,285 1,093 1,367
Diquat 824 3 495 1,021 613
Fluazifop-P-butyl 2,243 7 211 4,135 374
Glyphosate 26,942 80 35,098 23,010 30,707
Metazachlor 17,222 53 10,600 14,501 9,556
Metazachlor/quinmerac 1,627 5 1,392 6,420 5,521
Propaquizafop 11,854 35 593 12,589 613
Propyzamide 6,328 19 4,088 3,597 2,638
Quizalofop-P-ethyl 4,690 14 177 3,475 110
Quizalofop-P-tefuryl 2,122 6 60 3,490 105
Unspecified herbicide(3) 237 1 N/A 0 0
All herbicides/desiccants 100,286 99 64,895 90,409 56,768
Growth regulators          
Mepiquat chloride/metconazole 5,139 16 938 5,965 1,098
All growth regulators 5,139 16 938 5,965 1,098
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)

(3) Refer to Appendix 3 for definitions


Contact

Email: psu@sasa.gov.scot