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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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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Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops
Table 27: Other soft fruit insecticide, molluscicide and biological active substances - 2016

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Table 27: Other soft fruit insecticide, molluscicide and biological active substances - 2016

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

Insecticides/acaricides Non-protected other soft fruit Protected other soft fruit All other soft fruit
(Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg)
Abamectin 0 0 0 25 14 <0.5 25 10 <0.5
Deltamethrin 13 9 <0.5 0 0 0 13 3 <0.5
Lambda-cyhalothrin 5 5 <0.5 52 29 <0.5 57 22 <0.5
Pyrethrins 0 0 0 125 39 8 125 28 8
Spinosad 0 0 0 7 4 1 7 3 1
Thiacloprid 11 17 1 257 93 31 268 72 32
All insecticides/acaricides 29 31 2 465 <100 40 494 81 42
Molluscicides
Ferric phosphate 0 0 0 40 12 8 40 9 8
Biological control agents
Aphidoletes aphidimyza 0 0 NA 23 12 NA 23 9 NA
Heterorhabditis bacteriophora 0 0 NA 136 39 NA 136 29 NA
Parasitic wasps 0 0 NA 25 7 NA 25 5 NA
Steinernema kraussei 0 0 NA 61 19 NA 61 14 NA
All biological agents 0 NA 245 NA 245 NA
Area grown 68 180 248

Note: invertebrate biological control agents are applied by number of organisms rather than weight therefore data are not presented

NA = not applicable


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