Publication - Statistics

Pesticide Usage in Scotland: Outdoor Vegetable Crops 2015

Published: 5 Oct 2016
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786524676

Information from a survey of pesticide use on vegetable crops grown for human consumption in Scotland during 2015.

Pesticide Usage in Scotland: Outdoor Vegetable Crops 2015
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Table 12 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) insecticide and molluscicide formulations

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Insecticides Carrots Turnips & swedes Other vegetable crops Total 2013
  (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (ha)
Acetamiprid 0 0 0 0 77 10 77 0
Cypermethrin 0 0 0 0 19 3 19 0
Deltamethrin 1,808 29 1,059 53 631 43 3,498 2,299
Lambda-cyhalothrin 8,207 81 986 44 974 65 10,166 10,365
Oxamyl 802 28 0 0 199 27 1,001 1,044
Pirimicarb 1,516 41 632 33 0 0 2,148 1,016
Pymetrozine 0 0 295 20 0 0 295 0
Thiacloprid 108 4 132 9 0 0 240 889
All insecticides 12,441 92 3,104 88 1,900 82 17,445 15,612
Molluscicides
Metaldehyde 0 0 728 44 119 16 847 1,613
All molluscicides 0 0 728 44 119 16 847 1,722
Area grown 2,908   1,503   730   5,142 5,623

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