Publication - Statistics

Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops

Published: 31 Oct 2017
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Delivery Directorate
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781788512589

A revised version of this report has been issued to correct inaccuracies in active substance application weight data that were overestimated in the original report. This issue only affects certain herbicide active substances in relation to quantity applied. Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.

This publication presents information from a survey of pesticide use on soft fruit crops grown in Scotland during 2016.

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Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops
Table 12: Blackcurrant herbicide formulations - 2016

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Table 12: Blackcurrant herbicide formulations - 2016

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Herbicides Blackcurrants 2014 (1)
(Ha) (%) (Ha)
Diquat 268 63 304
Flufenacet/metribuzin 191 63 301
Glyphosate 107 34 42
Isoxaben 143 47 2
Napropamide 1 <0.5 1
Pendimethalin 256 84 303
Propyzamide 1 <0.5 5
All herbicides 968 91 982
Area grown 304 341

(1) For full list of formulations recorded in 2014 please refer to the 2014 report (3)


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