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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 29 Vegetables (excluding legumes and leaf brassicas) biopesticide active substances

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

Biopesticides Carrots Turnips & swedes Other vegetable crops Total
  (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (%) (ha) (kg)
Bacillus subtilis 0 0 0 0 63 8 63 2
All biopesticides 0 0 0 0 63 8 63 2
Area grown 2,908   1,503   730   5,142  

Note: Bacillus subtilis is a bio-fungicide.

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