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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 17: Legume herbicide/desiccant formulations - 2018

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

Herbicides/desiccants Legumes 2018 Legumes 2018 2016(1) 2016(1)
ha % kg ha kg
Clomazone 916 36 58 748 45
Clomazone/pendimethalin 78 3 85 364 323
Cycloxydim 116 5 23 0 0
Diquat 197 8 116 651 368
Glyphosate 1,304 41 1,596 1,908 1,860
Imazamox/pendimethalin 1,412 55 1,483 1,148 1,071
Linuron 116 5 17 811 409
Pendimethalin 339 13 339 1,394 1,089
Propaquizafop 159 6 11 326 23
Quizalofop-P-tefuryl 339 13 16 0 0
All herbicides/desiccants 4,976 72 3,745 8,053 6,107
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

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