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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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 29: Other soft fruit herbicide active substances - 2016

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Table 29: Other soft fruit herbicide active substances - 2016

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

Herbicides Non-protected other soft fruit Protected other soft fruit All other soft fruit
(Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg) (Ha) (%) (Kg)
Diquat 22 32 11 85 47 35 107 43 46
Flufenacet 13 19 8 2 1 1 15 6 9
Glyphosate 0 0 0 55 12 79 55 9 79
Isoxaben 11 17 2 2 1 <0.5 13 5 3
Metribuzin 13 19 6 2 1 1 15 6 6
Napropamide 8 12 24 52 29 163 60 24 187
Pendimethalin 10 15 11 0 0 0 10 4 11
Propyzamide 9 13 12 2 1 2 10 4 14
All herbicides 85 36 72 199 59 281 284 53 354
Area grown 68 180 248

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