Appendix III. Quantities of Specific Pesticide Active Ingredients Used on All Fruit in Ontario, 2008

Table of Contents

  1. Herbicides
  2. Insecticides
  3. Nematocides
  4. Fungicides
  5. Growth Regulators
  6. Grand Total

Herbicides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
2,4-D amines
593
diuron
1,451
glufosinate ammonium
245
glyphosate
6,700
linuron
795
napropamide
742
paraquat
352
simazine
1,147
terbacil
314
other
789
Total
13,130

Insecticides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
acequinocyl
220
acetamiprid
293
azinphos-methyl
1,520
Bacillus thuringiensis
237
carbaryl
4,597
carbofuran
263
chlorpyrifos
4,053
diazinon
2,966
endosulfan
2,622
kaolin
11,293
malathion
923
permethrin
644
phosalone
2,419
phosmet
25,724
spirodiclofen
573
thiacloprid
837
other
1,547
Total
60,732

Nematocides

A total of 74 kilograms of nematocides were used on Ontario fruit.

Fungicides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
Bacillus subtilis
396
boscalid
1,665
captan
117,189
chlorothalonil
10,463
copper oxychloride
5,283
copper sulfate
2,714
cyprodinil
969
dinocap
1,555
dodine
219
fenbuconazole
359
fenhexamid
1,498
ferbam
3,295
folpet
2,366
fosetyl-al
2,048
iprodione
713
kresoxim-methyl
802
lime sulphur - calcium polysulphide
441
mancozeb
84,976
metiram
69,437
myclobutanil
612
potassium bicarbonate
3,098
propiconazole
277
pyraclostrobin
298
pyrimethanil
2,221
streptomycin
332
sulphur
144,427
trifloxystrobin
475
other
128
Total
458,257

Growth Regulators

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
prohexadione calcium
395
other
206
Total
601

Grand Total

A grand total of 532,794 kilograms of pesticides were used on Ontario fruit.

 


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Author: Bill McGee - Statistics/OMAFRA; Hugh Berges - Manager, Horticultural Technology/OMAFRA; Denise Beaton - Crop Protection Team Lead/OMAFRA
Creation Date: April 2010
Last Reviewed: April 2010