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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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 2: Strawberry insecticide and acaricide formulations - 2016

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Table 2: Strawberry insecticide and acaricide formulations - 2016

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Insecticides/acaricides Non-protected strawberry Protected Strawberry All Strawberry 2014 (1)
(Ha) (%) (Ha) (%) (Ha) (%) (Ha)
Abamectin 0 0 858 59 858 55 959
Chlorpyrifos 0 0 159 17 159 16 738
Clofentezine 0 0 595 35 595 32 704
Deltamethrin 0 0 165 18 165 17 188
Etoxazole 0 0 162 18 162 16 287
Fenpyroximate 0 0 2 <0.5 2 <0.5 101
Lambda-cyhalothrin 2 2 884 81 886 75 496
Pirimicarb 0 0 88 10 88 9 947
Pymetrozine 0 0 284 29 284 27 416
Pyrethrins 0 0 60 6 60 6 371
Spinosad 0 0 51 6 51 5 70
Spirodiclofen 0 0 37 4 37 4 174
Spiromesifen 0 0 5 1 5 <0.5 64
Tebufenpyrad 0 0 72 8 72 7 32
Thiacloprid 0 0 433 34 433 32 291
All insecticides 2 2 3,856 99 3,858 92 6,186
Area grown 75 920 995 972

(1) For full list of formulations recorded in 2014 please refer to the 2014 report (3)


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