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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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 26: Blackcurrant herbicide active substances - 2016

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Table 26: Blackcurrant herbicide active substances - 2016

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

Herbicides Blackcurrants
(Ha) (%) (Kg)
Diquat 268 63 107
Flufenacet 191 63 114
Glyphosate 107 34 155
Isoxaben 143 47 36
Metribuzin 191 63 83
Napropamide 1 0 4
Pendimethalin 256 84 338
Propyzamide 1 0 2
All herbicides 1,159 91 839
Area grown 304

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