Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops

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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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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Table 42: Protected soft fruit census areas - 2016

Area (ha) of soft fruit grown under protection in Scotland

Size (1) (ha) Scotland (2)
0.01 - 4.99 38.17
5.00 - 9.99 59.20
10.00 - 19.99 291.69
20 + 883.23
All sizes 1,272.29

(1) Refers to the total area of soft fruit crops grown on the holding, including those grown in the open and those grown under glasshouse or walk-in plastic structures.

(2) Regional data have not been provided in order to prevent disclosure of information relating to fewer than five holdings


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