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.

Pesticide usage - arable crops and potato stores 2018: survey results
Table 5: Cereal herbicide/desiccant and growth regulator formulations – 2018

Table 5: Cereal herbicide/desiccant and growth regulator formulations – 2018

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

Herbicides/desiccants 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
2,4-D/Glyphosate 0 0 4 <0.5 4 <0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 15 0 0
2,4-D/MCPA 0 0 111 <0.5 0 0 416 8 0 0 0 0 527 836 2,975 5,021
2,4-DB 0 0 5,581 2 0 0 255 5 0 0 60 <0.5 5,897 5,484 5,742 4,528
2,4-DB/MCPA 0 0 322 <0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 322 460 473 926
Amidosulfuron/iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium 0 0 868 <0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 868 17 1,250 31
Bromoxynil/diflufenican 0 0 0 0 480 1 657 12 0 0 0 0 1,137 64 0 0
Carfentrazone-ethyl/flupyrsulfuron-methyl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 185 2 0 0 185 2 324 6
Chlorotoluron/diflufenican/pendimethalin 3,931 10 5,347 2 2,569 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 11,847 13,235 7,798 7,865
Clodinafop-propargyl 0 0 0 0 9,716 10 99 2 0 0 0 0 9,815 272 9,695 274

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Table 5 Cereal herbicide/desiccant and growth regulator formulations – 2018 continued

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

Herbicides/desiccants Winter barley Spring barley Winter wheat Spring wheat Winter oat Spring oats Total 2018(1) Total 2018(1) 2016(2,3) 2016(2,3)
ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha kg ha kg
Clopyralid 0 0 0 0 426 <0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 426 25 522 37
Clopyralid/florasulam/fluroxypyr 0 0 10,336 4 1,687 2 0 0 0 0 872 4 12,896 1,856 29,842 4,581
Dicamba/MCPA/mecoprop-P 0 0 1,236 <0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 65 <0.5 1,301 1,072 1,766 1,467
Dicamba/mecoprop-P 1,076 3 31,767 13 1,154 1 2,018 36 0 0 2,351 10 38,364 19,363 67,117 34,957
Dichlorprop-P/MCPA/mecoprop-P 0 0 5,607 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 633 3 6,240 5,362 7,049 6,227
Diflufenican 8,085 22 23,739 9 26,748 28 0 0 470 6 2,583 11 64,562 4,324 60,583 3,369
Diflufenican/florasulam 0 0 6,100 2 604 1 47 1 0 0 0 0 6,752 231 1,326 55
Diflufenican/flufenacet 10,546 28 21,163 8 22,889 24 315 6 4,135 49 0 0 60,984 9,307 61,054 10,713
Diflufenican/flufenacet/flurtamone 908 2 0 0 3,307 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,215 1,359 15,889 3,257
Diflufenican/flupyrsulfuron-methyl 0 0 0 0 6,409 7 0 0 1,779 21 0 0 8,188 432 5,211 246

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Table 5: Cereal herbicide/desiccant and growth regulator formulations – 2018 continued

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

Herbicides/desiccants 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
Diflufenican/flufenacet/flurtamone 908 2 0 0 3,307 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,215 1,359 15,889 3,257
Diflufenican/flupyrsulfuron-methyl 0 0 0 0 6,409 7 0 0 1,779 21 0 0 8,188 432 5,211 246
Diflufenican/flurtamone 1,246 3 108 <0.5 1,928 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,281 437 3,668 426
Diflufenican/iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium/mesosulfuron-methyl 0 0 0 0 4,021 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,021 184 11,253 560
Diflufenican/pendimethalin 1,315 4 566 <0.5 4,329 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 6,209 4,074 4,649 3,323
Fenoxaprop-P-ethyl 0 0 8,185 3 915 1 127 2 0 0 31 <0.5 9,258 532 5,542 300
Florasulam 1,535 4 1,550 <0.5 2,267 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5,352 15 4,880 23
Florasulam/fluroxypyr 2,909 8 8,854 4 4,080 4 126 2 1,755 21 1,629 7 20,068 1,471 29,769 2,457
Florasulam/halauxifen-methyl 4,342 12 21,819 8 11,959 13 548 10 0 0 0 0 38,669 240 0 0

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Table 5 Cereal herbicide/desiccant and growth regulator formulations – 2018 continued

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

Herbicides/desiccants 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
Florasulam/pyroxsulam 0 0 0 0 4,635 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,635 103 2,943 65
Flufenacet 840 2 0 0 1,451 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,291 248 1,155 142
Flufenacet/pendimethalin 2,281 6 6 <0.5 3,881 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6,167 4,240 6,935 5,577
Flufenacet/picolinafen 3,682 10 0 0 8,743 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 12,658 2,316 143 21
Flumioxazine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 81 1 0 0 81 2 0 0
Flupyrsulfuron-methyl 1,077 3 0 0 12,172 13 0 0 466 6 0 0 13,715 87 21,541 133
Flupyrsulfuron-methyl/thifensulfuron-methyl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 196 2 0 0 196 10 994 85
Fluroxypyr 3,301 9 53,709 21 15,221 16 2,193 40 1,123 13 9,050 34 84,597 10,405 83,242 10,826
Fluroxypyr/halauxifen-methyl 955 3 39,301 16 3,962 4 842 15 0 0 0 0 45,060 4,403 259 28
Fluroxypyr/mesosulfuron-methyl/thifensulfuron-methyl 908 2 29 <0.5 89 <0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,026 91 0 0
Glyphosate 22,722 59 80,528 30 20,048 21 1,571 28 2,435 28 7,681 29 134,985 96,176 171,119 135,969

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Table 5: Cereal herbicide/desiccant and growth regulator formulations – 2018 continued

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

Herbicides/desiccants 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
Imazosulfuron 303 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 303 3 0 0
Iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium/mesosulfuron-methyl 0 0 0 0 5,983 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6,245 77 3,650 43
MCPA 0 0 2,679 1 0 0 88 2 0 0 1,796 8 4,563 3,423 4,498 2,241
Mecoprop-P 1,904 5 51,235 20 14,679 16 599 11 2,816 33 8,746 37 79,978 49,935 117,839 78,399
Mesosulfuron-methyl/propoxycarbazone-sodium 0 0 0 0 394 <0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 394 15 0 0
Metsulfuron-methyl 947 3 6,903 3 4,618 5 438 8 756 9 12 <0.5 13,674 57 14,528 64
Metsulfuron-methyl/thifensulfuron-methyl 2,712 7 94,936 38 9,261 10 2,230 40 302 4 448 2 109,890 3,228 102,747 3,065
Metsulfuron-methyl/tribenuron-methyl 1,699 5 35,910 14 6,111 6 304 5 2,889 34 7,185 30 54,098 478 55,577 543
Pendimethalin 6,881 18 15,714 6 13,902 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 37,066 28,111 39,493 27,532
Pendimethalin/picolinafen 14,371 38 26,197 10 31,546 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 74,828 54,317 74,303 58,964

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Table 5: Cereal herbicide/desiccant and growth regulator formulations – 2018 continued

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

Herbicides/dessicants 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
Pinoxaden 4,893 12 39,112 16 4,038 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 48,042 1,167 45,012 1,156
Prosulfocarb 257 1 1,694 1 2,319 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,271 5,431 2,248 3,596
Pyroxsulam 0 0 0 0 1,042 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,042 20 0 0
Sulfosulfuron 0 0 0 0 559 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 559 11 132 3
Thifensulfuron-methyl 0 0 614 <0.5 762 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,375 31 2,607 77
Thifensulfuron-methyl/tribenuron-methyl 2,438 6 41,992 17 4,428 5 1,041 16 910 11 5,201 22 56,272 1,473 49,597 1,202
Tribenuron-methyl 916 2 6,487 3 2,719 3 255 5 0 0 386 2 10,763 58 18,164 146
Unspecified herbicide(4) 372 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 372 N/A 1,392 N/A
All herbicides/desiccants 109,351 98 650,309 96 278,055 97 14,168 100 20,299 96 48,727 92 1,130,538 336,584 1,163,254 421,484

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Table 5: Cereal herbicide/desiccant and growth regulator formulations – 2018 continued

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

Growth regulators 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
2-Chloroethylphosphonic acid/chlormequat 6,930 18 1,149 <0.5 3,677 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 11,757 5,015 17,687 7,294
2-Chloroethylphosphonic acid/chlormequat chloride 1,489 4 82 <0.5 2,145 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,715 1,517 4,891 1,865
2-Chloroethylphosphonic acid/mepiquat 481 1 0 0 81 <0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 562 346 5,617 2,406
Chlormequat 32,171 75 23,677 9 96,171 84 1,818 31 6,873 78 11,822 47 177,045 154,752 3,619 161,243
Chlormequat chloride 0 0 0 0 1,416 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,416 892 195,441 2,528
Chlormequat/imazaquin 0 0 0 0 10,296 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 12,448 5,451 2,941 8,056
Mepiquat chloride/prohexadione-calcium 10,373 23 14,649 6 18,727 18 91 2 1,769 19 4,935 21 51,548 7,642 17,959 6,560
Prohexadione-calcium/trinexapac-ethyl 926 2 2,728 1 5,388 4 0 0 398 5 289 1 9,962 326 41,784 45
Trinexapac-ethyl 28,816 62 10,040 4 80,843 67 992 17 7,512 77 5,818 25 138,678 4,984 1,785 4,997
All growth regulators 93,360 96 60,755 22 239,784 95 2,902 38 16,552 97 22,864 77 448,775 188,943 156,509 204,053
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


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