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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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 16: Strawberry insecticide and acaricide active substances - 2016

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Table 16: Strawberry insecticide and acaricide active substances - 2016

Area (ha), Quantity (kg) and percentage of crop treated

Insecticides/acaricides Non-protected strawberry Protected strawberry All strawberry
(Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg)
Abamectin 0 0 0 858 59 6 858 55 6
Chlorpyrifos 0 0 0 159 17 75 159 16 75
Clofentezine 0 0 0 595 35 76 595 32 76
Deltamethrin 0 0 0 165 18 1 165 17 1
Etoxazole 0 0 0 162 18 5 162 16 5
Fenpyroximate 0 0 0 2 <0.5 <0.5 2 <0.5 <0.5
Lambda-cyhalothrin 2 2 <0.5 884 81 8 886 75 8
Pirimicarb 0 0 0 88 10 25 88 9 25
Pymetrozine 0 0 0 284 29 57 284 27 57
Pyrethrins 0 0 0 60 6 3 60 6 3
Spinosad 0 0 0 51 6 4 51 5 4
Spirodiclofen 0 0 0 37 4 1 37 4 1
Spiromesifen 0 0 0 5 1 1 5 <0.5 1
Tebufenpyrad 0 0 0 72 8 9 72 7 9
Thiacloprid 0 0 0 433 34 52 433 32 52
All insecticides/acaricides 2 2 <0.5 3,856 99 322 3,858 92 322
Area grown 75 920 995

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