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

2.2 MB

Contents
Pesticide usage - arable crops and potato stores 2018: survey results
Appendix 2: Survey statistics

130 page PDF

2.2 MB

Appendix 2: Survey statistics

Census and sample information

Table 28: Regional distribution of arable crops in 2018

Census area (ha) of arable crops grown in Scotland

  H&I (1) C&O (1) Moray Firth Abdn (1) Angus East Fife Lothian C. Lowlands (1) Tweed Valley S. Uplands (1) Solway Scotland 2018 Scotland 2016 % change
Winter barley 65 213 1,557 10,854 5,886 3,239 3,568 3,060 6,247 795 2,060 37,542 48,031 -22
Spring barley 4,366 7,332 37,489 77,291 46,816 12,434 12,030 27,817 13,835 3,345 7,719 250,476 238,899 5
Wheat 104 * 4,432 7,676 22,469 14,150 17,577 8,234 21,388 * 2,770 99,778 109,594 -9
Winter oats * * * 212 1,340 2,230 597 663 2,748 412 134 8,439 8,091 4
Spring oats 462 1,810 1,772 4,758 3,372 2,706 1,102 4,231 2,347 472 630 23,661 23,119 2
Winter Rye * * 563 718 1,812 837 * 679 869 0 201 5,786 3,725 55
Triticale * 0 65 291 33 0 0 292 118 * 118 956 614 56
Winter Oilseed Rape * 0 2,646 7,308 7,668 2,002 3,948 1,614 6,833 * 148 32,284 30,141 7
Spring Oilseed Rape(2) * 0 66 * 168 * * 79 * * * 454 590 -23
Seed potatoes 189 * 1,723 2,032 5,947 427 109 1,101 485 * * 12,092 12,760 -5
Ware potatoes 79 27 893 592 7,109 2,130 1,345 1,286 1,607 16 183 15,268 14,766 3
Field Beans * 0 126 * 191 275 395 344 543 0 159 2,034 776 162
Dry Harvest Peas * * * 120 50 77 73 * 85 * * 515 3,002 -83
Lupins * 0 0 * 0 0 0 * 0 0 0 * 43 -89
Mixed grain * * * * 0 0 0 * 0 * 0 18 18 1
Totals 5,312 9,426 51,434 111,883 102,860 40,526 40,858 49,412 57,120 6,306 14,173 489,309 494,167 -1

* To prevent disclosure of information about individual holdings, entries relating to fewer than five holdings are not reported

(1) H&I = Highlands & Islands, C&O = Caithness & Orkney, Abdn = Aberdeen, C. Lowlands = Central Lowlands, S. Uplands = Southern Uplands

(2) Includes linseed


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