PAN Pesticides Database - California Pesticide Use

Pesticide Use on Greenhouse Propagation in 2016

Note: See Working with the Information on this Page section below for important notes about this data.

Identifying information about Greenhouse Propagation, including commodity group and code number.
Top 50 pesticides used on Greenhouse Propagation, with information on the identity, use type and toxicity of each pesticide, as well as gross pounds used, application rate, acres planted, and number of applications.
Pesticide use on Greenhouse Propagation by county for all counties in California, with information on gross pounds used, application rate, acres planted, and number of applications.

Crop or Site information for Greenhouse Propagation

Basic Identification Information About This Crop or Site
Name
CDFA Commodity Group
Use Category
EPA Site Code
DPR Site Code
Greenhouse, Propagation
Nursery Products
AG
00155
155

Accuracy of acres planted data not evaluated for this crop.

 

Top 50 Pesticides Used on Greenhouse Propagation in California in 2016


Totals for 2003 and later may be under-reported due to omission of adjuvants in DPR's data since that time.
Chemical Name
(CA Chem Code)
Chemical Class PAN Bad Actor Gross
Pounds
Application Rate
Pounds per acre treated
Acres Planted
where all or part
has been sprayed
Acres Treated
All Chemicals (NA, 00)
Not Listed 18,040 0.39 4,729 36,826
Uses:
Fosetyl-Al (2210)
Unclassified Not Listed 1,849 1.98 2,799 902.0
Uses: Fungicide
Mancozeb (211)
Dithiocarbamate-ETU, Inorganic-Zinc Yes 1,618 0.78 3,341 1,884
Uses: Fungicide
Mono- and di- potassium salts of phosphorous acid (5766)
Inorganic Not Listed 1,384 6.25 53.5 220.9
Uses: Fungicide, Microbiocide
Copper hydroxide (151)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 1,159 1.17 2,650 740.7
Uses: Fungicide, Microbiocide, Nematicide
Chlorothalonil (677)
Substituted Benzene Yes 913.2 0.55 2,031 1,522
Uses: Fungicide
Hydrogen peroxide (1794)
Peroxide Not Listed 676.9 2.16 206.2 251.2
Uses: Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide, Rodenticide
Potash soap (1596, 1409)
Soap Not Listed 527.2 4.72 202.6 78.2
Note! Data for Potash soap summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Herbicide, Insecticide, Adjuvant
Thiophanate-methyl (1696)
Benzimidazole precursor Yes 518.5 0.46 196.0 525.8
Uses: Fungicide
Bacillus subtilis var. amyloliquefaciens strain D747 (6082)
Microbial Not Listed 516.3 0.99 1,257 262.4
Uses: Fungicide, Plant Growth Regulator
Copper oxide (ous) (175)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 439.0 0.49 196.6 835.7
Uses: Fungicide, Insecticide
Acephate (1685)
Organophosphorus Yes 429.5 0.90 3,144 420.8
Uses: Insecticide
Burkholderia sp strain A396 cells and spent fermentation media (6064)
Microbial Not Listed 420.1 11.5 24.0 36.6
Uses: Fungicide
Potassium bicarbonate (5037)
Inorganic Not Listed 381.3 2.35 175.1 144.9
Uses: Fungicide
Glyphosate, isopropylamine salt (1855)
Phosphonoglycine Yes 380.8 0.40 160.5 337.7
Uses: Herbicide
Propamocarb hydrochloride (4022)
Other Carbamate Not Listed 376.9 1.27 539.5 256.5
Uses: Fungicide
Cyantraniliprole (6072)
Anthranilic diamide Not Listed 369.9 2.01 239.9 171.8
Uses: Insecticide
Daminozide (7)
Unclassified Yes 317.3 4.93 194.0 13.7
Uses: Plant Growth Regulator
Boscalid (5790)
Anilide Not Listed 247.9 0.52 2,656 462.3
Uses: Fungicide
Fenhexamid (4032)
Anilide Not Listed 239.9 0.32 302.6 675.5
Uses: Fungicide
Bacillus thuringiensis, subsp. Israelensis, strain AM 65-52 (5841)
Microbial Not Listed 231.2 0.32 67.8 646.7
Uses: Insecticide
Bacillus thuringiensis, subsp. Kurstaki, strain ABTS-351, fermentation solids and solubles (5829)
Microbial Not Listed 199.7 0.39 2,174 395.0
Uses: Insecticide
Oryzalin (1868)
2,6-Dinitroaniline Yes 184.5 2.98 118.1 5.15
Uses: Herbicide
QST 713 strain of dried Bacillus subtilis (5447)
Microbial Not Listed 184.2 0.22 1,762 670.8
Uses: Fungicide
Imidacloprid (3849)
Neonicotinoid Not Listed 181.9 0.14 514.1 1,076
Uses: Insecticide
Sodium hypochlorite (539)
Inorganic Not Listed 163.8 4.82 - 34.0
Uses: Microbiocide, Water Treatment, Nematicide
Sulfur (560)
Inorganic Not Listed 163.2 1.08 1,127 141.0
Uses: Fungicide, Insecticide
Diquat dibromide (229)
Bipyridylium Yes 155.0 - 103.0 -
Uses: Herbicide, Dessicant
Mineral oil, refined (401, 3846, 3847, 2601, 2106, 2045, 2768)
Petroleum derivative-Saturated Not Listed 144.4 0.23 47.2 193.4
Note! Data for Mineral oil, refined summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Herbicide, Plant Growth Regulator, Insecticide, Adjuvant, Solvent
Copper salts of fatty and rosin acids (155)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 128.4 19.7 13.3 6.41
Uses: Fungicide
Cyprodinil (4000)
Pyrimidine Not Listed 126.5 0.49 590.3 198.6
Uses: Fungicide
Mefenoxam (4011)
Xylylalanine Not Listed 126.1 0.02 418.5 1,594
Uses: Fungicide
Lecithin (3264)
Botanical Not Listed 124.0 0.38 58.5 305.3
Uses: Fungicide
Copper octanoate (5225)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 122.7 0.65 100.1 154.5
Uses: Fungicide
Iprodione (2081)
Dicarboximide Yes 122.0 0.98 177.7 66.4
Uses: Fungicide
Streptomycin sulfate (3834)
Antibiotic Yes 116.3 0.11 595.1 976.1
Uses: Fungicide
Permethrin (2008)
Pyrethroid Yes 109.5 0.14 3,108 726.0
Uses: Insecticide
Alkyl (60%C14, 30%C16, 5%C12, 5%C18) dimethylbenzyl ammonium chloride (1847)
Quaternary Ammonium Compound Not Listed 101.6 0.82 48.8 124.1
Uses: Algaecide, Microbiocide
Alkyl (68%C12, 32%C14) dimethylethylbenzyl ammonium chloride (1854)
Quaternary Ammonium Compound Not Listed 101.5 0.82 45.8 124.1
Uses: Algaecide, Fungicide, Microbiocide
Propionic acid (505)
Carboxylic acid or salt Not Listed 99.0 0.32 36.5 283.2
Uses: Fungicide, Microbiocide, Preservative
Fludioxonil (5027)
Pyrrole Not Listed 97.9 0.27 636.9 271.5
Uses: Fungicide
Spinosad (mixture of Factors A and D) (3983)
Spinosyn, Macrocyclic Lactone Not Listed 91.9 0.09 3,437 792.7
Uses: Insecticide
Chromobacterium subtsugae strain PRAA4-1 cells and spent fermentation media (6024)
Microbial Not Listed 84.0 0.78 118.8 100.0
Uses: Insecticide
Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol (1743, 1397, 3999, 5755)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 75.1 0.10 186.6 745.9
Note! Data for Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Adjuvant, Plant Growth Regulator, Soap or Surfactant
Agrobacterium radiobacter (1984)
Microbial Not Listed 67.9 2.23 20.5 30.4
Uses: Fungicide
Chlormequat chloride (1512)
Quaternary Ammonium Compound Yes 67.3 1.37 179.0 29.6
Uses: Plant Growth Regulator
Copper oxychloride (156)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 67.1 1.15 186.4 50.1
Uses: Fungicide
Propiconazole (2276)
Azole Yes 67.0 0.26 1,860 256.0
Uses: Fungicide
Malathion (367)
Organophosphorus Yes 66.1 1.59 132.9 40.1
Uses: Insecticide
Cyromazine (2286)
Triazine Yes 66.0 0.13 155.9 157.3
Uses: Insecticide, Insect Growth Regulator

Regional Use for All Chemicals on Greenhouse Propagation in 2016

Region
(County Code)
Gross
Pounds
Application
Rate
pounds per acre treated
Acres Planted
where all or part
has been sprayed
Acres Treated Application
Count
California (00)
18,040 0.39 4,729 36,826 28,411
Monterey (27)
4,402 0.67 4,074 5,472 11,283
San Luis Obispo (40)
2,964 0.42 41.0 6,048 3,548
San Joaquin (39)
2,657 1.91 26.0 1,390 61
Santa Cruz (44)
1,527 0.81 25.2 1,686 1,970
Stanislaus (50)
1,241 0.09 100.0 14,200 103
San Diego (37)
1,090 0.09 43.0 1,492 4,187
Santa Clara (43)
1,027 - 90.0 - 3,504
Fresno (10)
729.6 0.44 67.9 1,649 606
Yolo (57)
376.9 0.44 30.0 745.0 150
San Bernardino (36)
327.6 2.79 2.00 117.5 34
Ventura (56)
309.4 0.27 61.8 1,135 572
Sutter (51)
272.1 0.86 29.9 295.6 464
San Benito (35)
240.8 1.37 6.75 175.9 190
Merced (24)
191.3 0.54 40.0 349.3 76
Santa Barbara (42)
169.0 0.12 5.00 1,437 420
Riverside (33)
159.8 0.39 36.0 372.0 708
Tehama (52)
155.3 1.09 27.0 135.5 96
Sonoma (49)
104.6 0.78 9.10 9.73 369
Shasta (45)
40.0 0.60 - 0.81 17
San Mateo (41)
21.5 0.61 - 21.6 8
Madera (20)
18.8 0.24 - 79.5 7
Humboldt (12)
7.22 - 10.0 - 22
Tulare (54)
4.80 0.80 2.50 6.00 5
Placer (31)
1.66 0.28 - 6.00 1
Solano (48)
1.03 2.06 0.25 0.50 2
Marin (21)
0.60 - - - 2
Sacramento (34)
0.16 - - - 1
Nevada (29)
0.15 0.07 0.72 2.08 5
Working with the Information on this Page

* Complete 2001 data for Kern county was never submitted by the Kern County Agricultural Commissioners office. This missing data includes approximately 32,000 records totaling roughly 10 million pounds. An omission of this scale will significantly impact statewide trends.

** The 2005 data for Ventura county is incomplete because not all of the data was available at the time of DPR's release. Missing data includes mostly applications made in November and December. An estimate based on reported use in Ventura County during November and December from 2002 to 2004 suggests that the 2005 total pounds is underreported by approximately 500,000 pounds. The active ingredients most affected are captan and petroleum oil. See the DPR's 2005 PUR report for additional details.

NOTE! See methodology and documentation for California Pesticide Use Reporting for important qualifications on these numbers.

Click on the commodities name links for special caveats on the data for each commodity. For more detailed use information, including data for other years, search our California Pesticide Use database. Original source for all pesticide use data is the California Pesticide Use Report (PUR) dataset, collected and managed by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Significant processing of the original dataset is required to generate the summary data presented here; see documentation for a full discussion of data handling.

NOTE! Comments on the accuracy of Acres Planted reflect PAN's analysis of acreage data from the California Agricultural Statistics Service (CASS) and Department of Pesticide Regulation Pesticide Use Reporting data. The method used to assess acreage accuracy is described in the documentation. Accuracy was evaluated for aggregate, statewide California acreage, but not for smaller regions (e.g., counties). See CASS acreage estimates for additional information.

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Definitions
  • Acres Planted is the planted acreage of the crop in the selected region where the selected chemical was applied. This figure may not be the total acreage of the selected crop. To obtain the total planted acreage for a crop or county, see the crop and county pages available from the Pesticide Use Search Page. See documentation for important distinctions between acres treated and acres planted.
  • Acres Treated is the acreage of the crop actually treated with the pesticide. Gross Pounds applied divided by Acres Treated is the application rate of the pesticide. The difference between Acres Planted and Acres Treated is best explained through an example:If a farmer has a 100-acre field and sprays 50 acres, then the Acres Planted will be 100 and the Acres Treated will be 50. If a farmer sprays 50 of their 100 acres three times, then the Acres Planted will remain at 100 acres, but now the value of Acres Treated will be 150. This figure may not be the total acreage of the selected crop. See documentation for further distinctions between acres treated and acres planted.
  • Application Count indicates the number of times this chemical was applied.
  • Application Rate indicates the total pounds applied to acreage divided by the total treated acres. Only pounds applied to acreage are used to calculate the application rate. This excludes pesticides used to fumigate stored commodities or other non-cropland applications. See documentation for important distinctions between acres treated and acres planted.
  • Chemical Class indicates the chemical classification of this chemical.
  • Chemical Code is the California Department of Pesticide Regulation code number assigned as an identifier for each chemical.
  • Chemical Uses indicates the major uses for this chemical, with the most common use listed first.
  • County Code is a code number that various California State agencies use to identify each California county. There are 58 total counties.
  • Field Count is the number of fields where this chemical was applied.
  • Gross Pounds indicates the total pounds used, including both pounds used on acreage and pounds used in other applications such as commodity fumigation.
  • PAN Bad Actor indicates whether this chemical belongs to the group of most toxic pesticides or not. See link for a full definition of this term.