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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 17 Peas and beans insecticide active substances

Area treated (ha), percentage of crop treated and quantity (kg) of active substances for all crops

Insecticides Vining peas Broad beans Total
  (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (kg)
Alpha-cypermethrin 0 0 761 52 761 11
Lambda-cyhalothrin 0 0 2,937 100 2,937 18
Pirimicarb 6,450 85 2,314 61 8,765 1,052
All insecticides 6,450 85 6,013 100 12,464 1,082
Area grown 7,029   1,475   8,504  

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