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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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Pesticide usage - arable crops and potato stores 2018: survey results
Table 2: Potato storage treatment formulations by storage type – 2018

130 page PDF

2.2 MB

Table 2: Potato storage treatment formulations by storage type – 2018

  Unventilated Ventilated Refrigerated Total tonnes treated % Treated
Seed
Ethylene(1) 0 0 1,031 1,031 <0.5%
Imazalil 0 19,392 86,956 106,348 26%
Thiabendazole 0 5,297 28,508 33,805 8%
Basic tonnes treated(2) 0 24,690 90,078 114,768 28%
Ware
Chlorpropham 0 33,611 42,928 76,539 11%
Ethylene 0 0 58,497 58,497 8%
Spearmint oil 0 0 14,004 14,004 2%
Thiabendazole 0 156 0 156 0.02%
Basic tonnes treated(2) 0 16,962 72,502 89,464 13%

(1) Ethylene is not approved as a pesticide for use in seed potato stores under PPP regulations.  However, it is approved as a commodity substance for plant growth regulation in post-harvest crops under COPR(6)

(2) This represents the total tonnage treated, not the column sum, as more than one formulation may be applied to potatoes in store


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