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

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130 page PDF

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Contents
Pesticide usage - arable crops and potato stores 2018: survey results
Table 19: Mode of action/chemical group of insecticide/nematicide active substances on all arable crops - 2018

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Table 19: Mode of action/chemical group of insecticide/nematicide active substances on all arable crops - 2018

Area (ha) and weight (kg) of active substances for all crops

Mode of Action Active Substance Chemical Group IRAC Group Total Arable 2018 Total Arable 2018
ha kg
Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitor Oxamyl Carbamate 1A 1,786 5,033
Fosthiazate Organophosphate 1B 108 162
All acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitors 1,894 5,194
Sodium channel modulators Cypermethrin Pyrethroid 3A 167 3
Deltamethrin Pyrethroid 3A 4,537 21
Esfenvalerate Pyrethroid 3A 31,267 138
Lambda-cyhalothrin Pyrethroid 3A 117,619 649
Tau-Fluvalinate Pyrethroid 3A 11,759 418
Zeta-cypermethrin Pyrethroid 3A 9,748 98
All sodium channel modulators 175,097 1,327
Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) competitive modulators Acetamiprid Neonicotinoid 4A 746 37
Thiacloprid Neonicotinoid 4A 12,432 1,093
Thiamethoxam Neonicotinoid 4A 1,622 21
All nAChR competitive modulators 14,800 1,151
Chordontonal organ TRPV channel modulators Pymetrozine Pyridine azomethine derivative 9B 3,479 493

Cont…

Table 19: Mode of action/chemical group of insecticide/nematicide active substances on all arable crops – 2018 continued

Area (ha) and weight (kg) of active substances for all crops

Mode of Action Active Substance Chemical Group IRAC Group Total Arable 2018 Total Arable 2018
ha kg
Voltage-dependent sodium channel blocker Indoxacarb Oxadiazines 22A 199 4
Chordontonal organ modulators - undefined target site Flonicamid Pyridine compound 29 6,785 447
All other modes of action 10,463 944
All insecticides 202,254 8,616
Area grown       488,318  

Note: Active substances have been grouped by their mode of action.  Full details on mode of action classification can be found on the Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC) webpage(9)


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