Appendix IV. Quantities of Specific Pesticide Active Ingredients Used on All Vegetables in Ontario, 2008

Table of Contents

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

Insecticides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
acephate
343
carbaryl
1,861
carbofuran
391
chlorantraniliprole
239
chlorpyrifos
5,234
cyhalothrin-lambda
404
cypermethrin
1,887
diazinon
4,996
dimethoate
896
endosulfan
2,290
formetanate hydrochloride
336
imidacloprid
1,641
malathion
389
methamidophos
2,814
methomyl
203
phosmet
1,944
other
168
Total
26,036

Fungicides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
azoxystrobin
738
boscalid
370
chlorothalonil
92,706
copper hydroxide
19,390
copper oxychloride
1,265
fenamidone
2,262
fosetyl-al
1,014
iprodione
696
mancozeb
49,093
metiram
18,253
propamocarb hydrochloride
1,237
pyraclostrobin
267
other
143
Total
187,433

Herbicides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
atrazine
11,424
bentazon
3,312
bromoxynil
1,076
dimethenamid
965
diquat
1,922
diuron
435
fluazifop-p-butyl
216
glyphosate
6,110
imazethapyr
406
linuron
13,464
MCPA/MCPB
1,038
mesotrione
407
metribuzin
3,935
oxyfluorfen
500
paraquat
1,536
pendimethalin
2,892
prometryne
2,100
s-metolachlor
25,323
trifluralin
2,979
other
589
Total
80,629

Growth Regulators

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
ethephon
2,278
maleic hydrazide
1,259
Total
3,538

Nematocides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
metam-sodium
39,993
Total
39,993

Grand Total

A grand total of 337,629 kilograms of pesticides were used on Ontario vegetables.

 


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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