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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 20 Leaf brassica seed treatments active substances

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

Seed treatments Brussels sprouts Cabbages Calabrese Other brassicas Total
  (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (kg)
Iprodione 0 0 76 25 1 <0.5 1 1 79 <0.5
Metalaxyl-M 0 0 76 25 1 <0.5 1 1 79 <0.5
Thiram 0 0 76 25 1 <0.5 1 1 79 <0.5
All seed treatments 0 0 229 25 4 <0.5 4 1 236 <0.5
No seed treatment 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 5 13 N/A
Crop grown from transplant 777 100 223 75 1,687 100 246 94 2,934 N/A
Area grown 777   299   1,688   260   3,025  

N/A= not applicable.

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