Appendix VII. Quantities of Specific Pesticide Active Ingredients Used on All Surveyed Crops in Ontario, 2008

Table of Contents

  1. Triazine Herbicides
  2. Auxinic Herbicides
  3. Sulfonylurea Herbicides
  4. Other Herbicides
  5. Insecticides
  6. Nematocides
  7. Growth Regulators
  8. Fungicides
  9. Grand Total

Triazine Herbicides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
atrazine
460,215
metribuzin
46,572
prometryne
2,100
simazine
2,206
Total
511,093

Auxinic Herbicides

This category includes phenoxy herbicides.

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
2,4-D amines
60,076
2,4-D ester
33,166
2,4-DB (butyl ester)
30,546
clopyralid
976
dicamba
78,957
dichlorprop
29,878
MCPA/MCPB
107,663
mecoprop-p
6,232
other
82
Total
347,576

Sulfonylurea Herbicides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
chlorimuron ethyl
414
foramsulfuron
1,474
nicosulfuron
674
rimsulfuron
682
thifensulfuron-methyl
378
other
179
Total
3,801

Other Herbicides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
aciflurofen
763
amitrole
1,707
bentazon
44,389
bromoxynil
76,978
cloransulam-methyl
232
desmedipham
329
diflufenzopyr
3,618
dimethenamid
73,985
diquat
4,223
diuron
1,886
ethofumesate
1,069
fenoxaprop-p-ethyl
509
fluazifop-p-butyl
1,064
flufenacet
1,930
flumetsulam
1,364
fomesafen
5,116
glufosinate ammonium
15,683
glyphosate
2,062,648
imazethapyr
10,593
isoxaflutole
8,082
linuron
16,405
mesotrione
23,897
napropamide
1,957
oxyfluorfen
500
paraquat
1,888
pendimethalin
56,504
phenmedipham
329
pyrasulfotole
251
quizalofop-p-ethyl
1,372
sethoxydim
1,837
s-metolachlor
472,334
terbacil
314
tralkoxydim
674
trifluralin
17,926
other
683
Total
2,913,041

Insecticides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
acephate
4,917
acequinocyl
255
acetamiprid
295
azinphos-methyl
1,523
Bacillus thuringiensis
279
carbaryl
15,379
carbofuran
654
chlorantraniliprole
432
chlorpyrifos
9,287
cyhalothrin-lambda
1,131
cypermethrin
2,038
diazinon
7,979
dicofol
388
dimethoate
2,736
endosulfan
5,146
formetanate hydrochloride
336
imidacloprid
1,945
kaolin
11,293
malathion
1,658
methamidophos
2,814
methomyl
1,629
permethrin
670
phosalone
2,419
phosmet
27,842
spirodiclofen
573
tefluthrin
462
thiacloprid
837
other
1,002
Total
105,922

Nematocides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
1,3 dichloropropene
158,791
chloropicrin
32,426
metam-sodium
55,258
other
74
Total
246,550

Growth Regulators

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
ethephon
2,795
fatty alcohol - N-decanol
19,809
maleic hydrazide
1,259
prohexadione calcium
395
other
91
Total
24,350

Fungicides

Active Ingredient
Quantity (kg)
azoxystrobin
1,910
Bacillus subtilis
405
boscalid
7,643
captan
118,005
chlorothalonil
111,866
copper hydroxide
19,390
copper oxychloride
7,484
copper sulfate
2,853
cyprodinil
969
dinocap
1,555
dodine
219
fenamidone
2,262
fenbuconazole
359
fenhexamid
1,498
ferbam
3,295
folpet
2,366
fosetyl-al
9,443
iprodione
1,791
kresoxim-methyl
802
lime sulphur - calcium polysulphide
441
mancozeb
144,423
metiram
88,396
myclobutanil
1,073
potassium bicarbonate
3,098
propamocarb hydrochloride
1,237
propiconazole
8,666
prothioconazole
2,837
pyraclostrobin
5,289
pyrimethanil
2,221
streptomycin
332
sulphur
144,427
tebuconazole
13,425
thiophanate-methyl
925
trifloxystrobin
2,444
vinclozolin
449
other
165
Total
713,964

Grand Total

A grand total of 4,866,296 kilograms of specific pesticide ingredients were used on surveyed crops in Ontario.


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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