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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 4: Potato cultivation and storage, comparison with previous surveys – 2018

  Crop 2014 2016 2018
Area grown (ha)(1) Seed 13,300 12,760 12,092
Ware 15,211 14,766 15,268
Tonnes stored Seed 398,780 415,023 408,870
Ware 747,902 725,263 697,021

(1) This is the census area of the crops intended to be grown for seed and ware production. Some of the seed crop was reclassified as ware post-harvest

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