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 Please do not use the original version of this report as this has now been replaced by the revised 2020 report: Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020.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 4: Strawberry fungicide and sulphur formulations - 2016

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Table 4: Strawberry fungicide and sulphur formulations - 2016

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Fungicides Non-protected Strawberry Protected Strawberry All Strawberry 2014 (1)
(Ha) (%) (Ha) (%) (Ha) (%) (Ha)
Azoxystrobin 0 0 1,109 82 1,109 76 1,237
Boscalid/pyraclostrobin 5 7 782 64 788 59 514
Bupirimate 5 7 852 73 857 68 1,181
Chlorothalonil 16 7 0 0 16 1 36
Cyflufenamid 0 0 70 7 70 6 0
Cyprodinil/fludioxonil 2 2 1,199 95 1,201 88 1,191
Dimethomorph 0 0 104 11 104 10 178
Fenamidone/fosetyl-aluminium 5 7 150 16 155 15 91
Fenhexamid 45 38 1,182 84 1,227 81 1,593
Fenpropimorph 12 9 334 19 346 19 536
Iprodione 5 7 1,073 82 1,078 76 1,390
Kresoxim-methyl 0 0 242 21 242 20 699
Mepanipyrim 0 0 54 6 54 5 347
Meptyldinocap 0 0 250 21 250 19 392
Myclobutanil 5 7 1,603 88 1,608 82 2,201
Penconazole 0 0 177 14 177 13 40
Potassium hydrogen carbonate 0 0 217 13 217 12 1,438
Pyrimethanil 8 9 319 32 327 30 539
Quinoxyfen 0 0 768 64 768 60 731
All fungicides 109 38 10,483 99 10,593 94 15,655
Sulphur 0 0 339 20 339 18 1,307
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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