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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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

113 page PDF

2.9 MB

113 page PDF

2.9 MB

Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops
Table 20: Raspberry insecticide and acaricide active substances - 2016

113 page PDF

2.9 MB

Table 20: Raspberry insecticide and acaricide active substances - 2016

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

Insecticides/acaricides Non-protected raspberry Protected raspberry All raspberry
(Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg)
Abamectin 0 0 0 152 73 1 152 44 1
Chlorpyrifos 3 2 2 33 16 16 36 11 18
Clofentezine 0 0 0 6 3 1 6 2 1
Deltamethrin 67 50 1 27 14 <0.5 94 28 1
Lambda-cyhalothrin 3 2 <0.5 28 14 <0.5 31 10 <0.5
Pyrethrins 0 0 0 5 2 <0.5 5 1 <0.5
Tebufenpyrad 0 0 0 6 3 <0.5 6 2 <0.5
Thiacloprid 3 2 <0.5 113 53 14 116 33 14
All insecticides/acaricides 77 52 3 370 >99 33 446 81 36
Area grown 131 199 329

Contact