Appendix VIII. Quantities of Active Ingredients of Each Type of Pesticide Used on All Surveyed Crops in 2008, by Region and County, Ontario

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Southern Ontario
  3. Western Ontario
  4. Central Ontario
  5. Eastern Ontario
  6. Northern Ontario
  7. Grand Total

Introduction

"-" represents a sum less than 200 kg.

Totals may not add due to rounding.

Southern Ontario

  Herbicides
(tonnes)
Insecticides
(tonnes)
Fungicides
(tonnes)
Nematocides
& Growth
Regulators
(tonnes)
Total
Pesticides
(tonnes)
Brant 60.8 2.2 17.5 35.0 115.6
Chatham-Kent 272.7 5.3 64.0 4.5 346.4
Elgin 159.0 5.4 21.2 25.7 211.3
Essex 200.7 5.6 55.3 40.8 302.4
Haldimand-Norfolk 184.8 12.6 58.5 135.5 391.5
Hamilton 59.4 4.6 22.2 - 86.2
Lambton 291.7 2.8 15.0 0.6 310.1
Middlesex 273.4 3.4 13.0 9.4 299.2
Niagara 80.1 16.9 241.1 0.2 338.3
Oxford 206.2 2.7 11.6 18.1 238.6
Total 1,788.7 61.6 519.3 269.9 2,639.5

Western Ontario

  Herbicides
(tonnes)
Insecticides
(tonnes)
Fungicides
(tonnes)
Nematocides
& Growth
Regulators
(tonnes)
Total
Pesticides
(tonnes)
Bruce 145.0 0.6 3.0 - 148.7
Dufferin 29.9 1.5 10.9 - 42.3
Grey 53.9 9.0 34.6 - 97.7
Halton 31.7 1.7 6.9 - 40.3
Huron 270.7 2.3 5.9 - 278.9
Peel 29.0 0.9 3.7 - 33.6
Perth 204.9 0.7 3.7 - 209.3
Simcoe 142.8 8.3 40.4 0.4 191.9
Waterloo 70.3 0.9 3.7 - 74.9
Wellington 174.2 0.9 4.3 - 179.4
Total 1,152.5 26.8 117.1 0.6 1,297.0

Central Ontario

  Herbicides
(tonnes)
Insecticides
(tonnes)
Fungicides
(tonnes)
Nematocides
& Growth
Regulators
(tonnes)
Total
Pesticides
(tonnes)
Durham 103.5 4.0 13.1 - 120.6
Hastings 20.2 0.6 2.9 - 23.6
Kawartha Lakes 54.1 0.3 1.1 - 55.5
Northumberland 64.9 2.4 9.2 - 76.6
Peterborough 24.7 - 0.8 - 25.6
Prince Edward 28.1 0.7 6.4 - 35.2
York 62.4 4.5 23.8 0.3 91.0
Other 0.7 - 0.2 - 1.0
Total 358.5 12.7 57.4 0.4 429.0

Eastern Ontario

  Herbicides
(tonnes)
Insecticides
(tonnes)
Fungicides
(tonnes)
Nematocides
& Growth
Regulators
(tonnes)
Total
Pesticides
(tonnes)
Frontenac 8.1 - 0.7 - 8.9
Lanark 15.6 0.2 0.9 - 16.8
Leeds and Grenville 33.6 0.6 2.3 - 36.6
Lennox and
Addington
15.3 - 0.6 - 16.1
Ottawa 81.7 0.9 2.8 - 85.5
Prescott and Russell 107.6 0.5 2.1 - 110.3
Renfrew 33.9 0.5 2.0 - 36.4
Stormont, Dundas
and Glengarry
147.9 0.9 3.7 - 152.5
Total 443.9 3.9 15.2 - 463.0

Northern Ontario

  Herbicides
(tonnes)
Insecticides
(tonnes)
Fungicides
(tonnes)
Nematocides
& Growth
Regulators
(tonnes)
Total
Pesticides
(tonnes)
Total 31.9 0.9 4.9 - 37.7

Grand Total

  Herbicides
(tonnes)
Insecticides
(tonnes)
Fungicides
(tonnes)
Nematocides
& Growth
Regulators
(tonnes)
Total
Pesticides
(tonnes)
Total 3,775.5 105.9 714.0 270.9 4,866.3

 


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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