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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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 33: Principal active substance by area - 2016

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Table 33: Principal active substance by area - 2016

Area (ha) treated with the 20 most used active substances on all soft fruit crops surveyed

Active substance Type (1) 2016 2014 % change
1 Myclobutanil F 2,221 2,630 -16
2 Fludioxonil F 1,789 1,878 -5
3 Cyprodinil F 1,789 1,878 -5
4 Fenhexamid F 1,704 2,151 -21
5 Diquat H 1,404 2,001 -30
6 Lambda-cyhalothrin I 1,360 1,020 33
7 Pyraclostrobin F 1,208 1,024 18
8 Boscalid F 1,208 1,024 18
9 Azoxystrobin F 1,194 1,395 -14
10 Iprodione F 1,187 1,405 -16
11 Thiacloprid I 1,163 820 42
12 Abamectin I 1,035 1,246 -17
13 Bupirimate F 891 1,235 -28
14 Bacillus subtilis BP 831 1,509 -45
15 Sulphur SU 781 1,964 -60
16 Quinoxyfen F 777 746 4
17 Kresoxim-methyl F 639 783 -18
18 Isoxaben H 609 145 319
19 Clofentezine I 601 956 -37
20 Napropamide H 555 235 136

(1) Pesticide type = BP: Biopesticide, F: Fungicide, H: Herbicide, I: Insecticide/acaricide,

SU: Sulphur


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