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

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

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Table 15: Legume insecticide formulations - 2018

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

Insecticides Legumes 2018 Legumes 2018 2016(1) 2016(1)
ha % kg ha kg
Lambda-cyhalothrin 549 9 4 472 3
Zeta-cypermethrin 78 3 1 439 6
All insecticides 626 12 5 989 10
Area grown 2,549 3,777

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

Note: legumes includes field beans and dry harvest peas.  No molluscicides were recorded on legumes.

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