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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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 18: Strawberry fungicide and sulphur active substances - 2016

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Table 18: Strawberry fungicide and sulphur active substances - 2016

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

Fungicides Non-protected strawberry Protected strawberry All strawberry
(Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg)
Azoxystrobin 0 0 0 1,109 82 276 1,109 76 276
Boscalid 5 7 2 782 64 264 788 59 266
Bupirimate 5 7 2 852 73 295 857 68 297
Chlorothalonil 16 7 16 0 0 0 16 1 16
Cyflufenamid 0 0 0 70 7 1 70 6 1
Cyprodinil 2 2 <0.5 1,199 95 448 1,201 88 448
Dimethomorph 0 0 0 104 11 155 104 10 155
Fenamidone 5 7 <0.5 150 16 36 155 15 36
Fenhexamid 45 38 27 1,182 84 864 1,227 81 891
Fenpropimorph 12 9 8 334 19 242 346 19 251
Fludioxonil 2 2 <0.5 1,199 95 299 1,201 88 299
Fosetyl-aluminium 5 7 5 150 16 358 155 15 363
Iprodione 5 7 4 1,073 82 791 1,078 76 795
Kresoxim-methyl 0 0 0 242 21 36 242 20 36
Mepanipyrim 0 0 0 54 6 22 54 5 22
Meptyldinocap 0 0 0 250 21 52 250 19 52
Myclobutanil 5 7 <0.5 1,603 88 133 1,608 82 133
Penconazole 0 0 0 177 14 8 177 13 8
Potassium hydrogen carbonate 0 0 0 217 13 935 217 12 935
Pyraclostrobin 5 7 1 782 64 66 788 59 67
Pyrimethanil 8 9 6 319 32 232 327 30 238
Quinoxyfen 0 0 0 768 64 96 768 60 96
All fungicides 122 38 72 12,615 99 5,611 12,736 94 5,682
Sulphur 0 0 0 339 20 185 339 18 185
Area grown 75 920 995

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