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Publication - Statistics

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

Published: 13 Nov 2019
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Delivery 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.

130 page PDF

2.2 MB

130 page PDF

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Contents
Pesticide usage - arable crops and potato stores 2018: survey results
Table 10: Potato seed treatment formulations - 2018

130 page PDF

2.2 MB

Table 10: Potato seed treatment formulations - 2018

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

Seed treatments Seed potatoes Ware potatoes Total 2018 Total 2018 2016 2016
ha % ha % ha kg ha kg
Fludioxonil 1,123 9 1,451 10 2,574 278 1,025 99
Flutolanil 2,264 19 5,105 33 7,369 2,166 4,288 1,455
Imazalil 1,037 9 2,354 15 3,391 153 1,484 50
Pencycuron 4,695 39 4,626 30 9,321 4,642 14,716 8,828
Unspecified seed treatment(1) 1,116 9 1,278 8 2,394 N/A 169 N/A
All seed treatments 10,235 83 14,813 88 25,048 7,239 24,828 11,014
No information seed treatment(1) 465 4 984 6 1,449 N/A 869 N/A
No seed treatment 1,625 13 797 5 2,423 N/A 2,835 N/A
Area grown 12,091   15,268       27,526  

(1) Refer to Appendix 3 for definitions


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