Publication - Statistics

Pesticide usage - arable crops and potato stores 2018: survey results

Published: 13 Nov 2019
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Economy 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 3: Cereal insecticide and molluscicide formulations - 2018

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Table 3: Cereal insecticide and molluscicide formulations - 2018

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

Insecticides Winter barley Spring barley Winter wheat Spring wheat Winter oats Spring oats Total 2018(1) Total 2018(1) 2016(2,3) 2016(2,3)
ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha kg ha kg
Cypermethrin 167 <0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 167 3 3,008 72
Deltamethrin 259 1 1,086 <0.5 99 <0.5 0 0 286 3 1,105 5 2,835 11 1,649 10
Esfenvalerate 3,600 10 1,685 1 3,029 3 48 1 303 4 0 0 8,666 30 4,310 12
Lambda-cyhalothrin 4,037 10 26,845 10 19,260 18 1,064 19 2,333 24 6,132 26 61,626 281 62,763 282
Tau-fluvalinate 0 0 614 <0.5 479 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,092 28 0 0
Unspecified insecticide(4) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 538 2 538 N/A 0 N/A
Zeta-cypermethrin 299 1 1,622 1 692 1 0 0 232 3 358 2 3,203 32 1,791 22
All insecticides 8,361 22 31,852 12 23,559 21 1,113 20 3,155 30 8,133 34 78,127 385 75,473 1,447
Molluscicides                            
Ferric phosphate 1,341 4 0 0 7,533 8 0 0 90 1 0 0 9,227 1,196 2,765 370
Metaldehyde 2,044 4 0 0 17,968 15 0 0 201 2 0 0 20,213 2,126 15,733 2,064
All molluscicides 3,385 7 0 0 25,501 20 0 0 291 3 0 0 29,439 3,322 18,520 2,436
Area grown 37,541   250,476   94,236   5,542   8,440   23,662   425,674   432,077  

(1) Includes winter rye

(2) Includes winter rye and triticale

(3) For full list of formulations recorded in 2016 please refer to the 2016 report(3)

(4) Refer to Appendix 3 for definitions

N/A = not applicable


Contact

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