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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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 19: Strawberry herbicide active substances - 2016

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Table 19: Strawberry herbicide active substances - 2016

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

Herbicides Non-protected strawberry Protected strawberry All strawberry
(Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg)
Carfentrazone-ethyl 0 0 0 103 11 3 103 10 3
Clopyralid 10 7 2 23 3 2 34 3 4
Cycloxydim 5 7 2 0 0 0 5 1 2
Diquat 1 1 <0.5 828 40 352 828 37 352
Glufosinate-ammonium 0 0 0 73 6 45 73 6 45
Glyphosate 0 0 0 85 8 110 85 7 110
Isoxaben 17 22 3 324 33 31 341 32 34
Lenacil 2 2 4 0 0 0 2 <0.5 4
Metamitron 5 7 18 23 3 24 29 3 43
Napropamide 17 22 42 383 39 759 400 38 801
Pendimethalin 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 <0.5 2
Phenmedipham 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 <0.5 2
Propyzamide 5 7 7 90 9 101 96 9 109
All herbicides 68 25 83 1,933 54 1,427 2,001 52 1,510
Area grown 75 920 995

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