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Pesticide Usage in Scotland: Outdoor Vegetable Crops 2015

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

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Table 13 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) fungicide and sulphur formulations

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Fungicides Carrots Turnips & swedes Other vegetable crops Total 2013
(ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (ha)
Azoxystrobin 2,008 32 1,768 98 75 10 3,851 3,075
Azoxystrobin/difenoconazole 1,652 57 0 0 431 48 2,083 838
Boscalid/pyraclostrobin 2,947 81 433 29 325 36 3,705 2,325
Copper oxychloride 0 0 151 10 0 0 151 298
Cyprodinil/fludioxonil 2,169 67 0 0 101 14 2,271 1,189
Dimethomorph 0 0 0 0 159 11 159 0
Dimethomorph/mancozeb 0 0 0 0 233 11 233 0
Fenhexamid 0 0 0 0 11 2 11 0
Fenpropimorph 3,140 72 0 0 0 0 3,140 2,077
Iprodione/thiophanate-methyl 635 13 0 0 0 0 635 0
Mancozeb 0 0 0 0 263 36 263 269
Mancozeb/metalaxyl-M 0 0 0 0 60 6 60 38
Mandipropamid 0 0 0 0 81 11 81 24
Metalaxyl-M 2,143 74 0 0 101 14 2,245 1,609
Prothioconazole 3,211 60 2,063 98 743 66 6,017 5,869
Tebuconazole 2,010 50 151 10 0 0 2,161 578
Tebuconazole/trifloxystrobin 789 23 0 0 360 47 1,149 1,806
All fungicides 20,706 81 4,566 98 2,943 83 28,215 21,012
Sulphur Carrots Turnips & swedes Other vegetable crops Total 2013
(ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (ha)
Sulphur 0 0 0 0 211 29 211 340
Area grown 2,908   1,503   730   5,142 5,623

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