PAN Pesticides Database - California Pesticide Use

Pesticide Use on Radicchio in 2012

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

Identifying information about Radicchio, including commodity group and code number.
Top 50 pesticides used on Radicchio, 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 Radicchio 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 Radicchio

Basic Identification Information About This Crop or Site
Name
CDFA Commodity Group
Use Category
EPA Site Code
DPR Site Code
Radicchio
Vegetables and Melons
AG

13524

Accuracy of acres planted data not evaluated for this crop.

 

Top 50 Pesticides Used on Radicchio in California in 2012


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 10,324 0.35 10,134 29,835
Uses:
Sulfur (560)
Inorganic Not Listed 5,375 3.51 1,234 1,530
Uses: Fungicide, Insecticide
Metam potassium (970)
Dithiocarbamate-MITC Yes 1,386 118.2 645.3 11.7
Uses: Fumigant, Fungicide, Microbiocide, Algaecide, Nematicide
Propyzamide (694)
Amide Yes 595.3 0.91 2,162 654.1
Uses: Herbicide
Permethrin (2008)
Pyrethroid Yes 415.1 0.19 5,894 2,145
Uses: Insecticide
Trifluralin (597)
2,6-Dinitroaniline Not Listed 323.0 1.00 341.0 323.0
Uses: Herbicide
Methyl soyate (3519)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 208.3 0.08 2,804 2,526
Uses: Adjuvant
Spinosad (mixture of Factors A and D) (3983)
Spinosyn, Macrocyclic Lactone Not Listed 179.8 0.12 1,839 1,467
Uses: Insecticide
Bacillus thuringiensis (berliner), subsp. Aizawai, serotype H-7 (3856)
Microbial Not Listed 140.0 0.21 198.6 679.8
Uses: Insecticide
Bacillus thuringiensis, Subsp. Aizawai, Strain ABTS-1857 (5879)
Microbial Not Listed 121.6 1.08 198.6 112.6
Uses: Insecticide
Bacillus pumilus strain QST 2808 (5770)
Microbial Not Listed 115.6 0.06 1,045 1,828
Uses: Plant Growth Regulator
Malathion (367)
Organophosphorus Yes 96.2 1.34 72.0 72.0
Uses: Insecticide
Chlorantraniliprole (5964)
Anthranilic diamide Not Listed 91.3 0.06 1,863 1,617
Uses: Insecticide
Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol (1743, 1397, 3999, 5755)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 76.6 0.03 5,112 2,943
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/Surfactant
Emamectin benzoate (4020)
Macrocyclic Lactone Yes 69.2 0.10 1,507 690.2
Uses: Insecticide
p-nonylphenyl polyoxyethylene (4-14 moles)dihydrogen phosphate ester (5016)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 68.6 0.60 163.0 113.5
Uses: Adjuvant, Soap/Surfactant
Lecithin (3264)
Botanical Not Listed 68.2 0.30 2,309 229.4
Uses: Fungicide
Thiamethoxam (5598)
Neonicotinoid Not Listed 65.2 0.12 598.0 550.5
Uses: Insecticide
Clethodim (3566)
Cyclohexenone derivative Not Listed 62.8 0.13 508.0 471.0
Uses: Herbicide
Pyraclostrobin (5759)
Strobin Not Listed 56.6 0.18 5,082 308.5
Uses: Fungicide
Boscalid (5790)
Anilide Not Listed 53.4 0.30 178.0 178.0
Uses: Fungicide
Fatty Acids, C16-C18 and C18-unsaturated, methyl esters (5881)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 51.0 0.44 768.7 116.0
Uses: Adjuvant
Imidacloprid (3849)
Neonicotinoid Not Listed 50.9 0.09 5,461 562.0
Uses: Insecticide
Kaolin (2629)
Inorganic Not Listed 47.5 23.8 2.00 2.00
Uses: Insecticide, Adjuvant, Fungicide, Microbiocide
Azoxystrobin (4037)
Strobin Not Listed 43.8 0.10 657.3 459.1
Uses: Fungicide
Glyphosate, potassium salt (5820)
Phosphonoglycine Not Listed 35.9 1.38 80.0 26.0
Uses: Herbicide
Undecyl polyoxyethylene (5 moles ethylene oxide) (3929)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 34.2 0.14 2,599 242.5
Uses: Adjuvant
Pyrethrins (510)
Botanical Yes 33.2 0.03 240.6 1,044
Uses: Insecticide
Reynoutria sachalinensis (5823)
Microbial Not Listed 32.8 0.12 3,809 273.1
Uses: Fungicide, Plant Growth Regulator
Poly (methylene para nonylphenoxy) - poly (oxypropylene) propanol (1788)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 28.2 0.06 1,209 478.0
Uses: Adjuvant
Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) (2700)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 27.7 0.02 543.6 1,315
Uses: Adjuvant
Phosphoric acid (871)
Inorganic Not Listed 27.5 0.07 4,489 394.8
Uses: Fungicide, pH Adjustment, Herbicide, Microbiocide
Bensulide (70)
Organophosphorus Yes 25.7 5.75 429.3 4.47
Uses: Herbicide
Mineral oil, unrefined (401, 2045, 765, 763, 2687, 473)
Petroleum derivative-Aromatic Yes 24.6 0.62 128.0 40.0
Note! Data for Mineral oil, unrefined summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Insecticide, Adjuvant, Herbicide, Fungicide
Oleic acid, methyl ester (2266)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 24.4 0.32 1,149 76.8
Uses: Adjuvant
Dimethyl poly siloxane (1861)
Silicone Not Listed 23.3 0.16 208.5 146.4
Uses: Adjuvant, Insecticide
Alpha (para-tert-butyl phenyl)-omega-hydroxypoly (oxyethylene)-ethyl phosphate (1605)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 20.5 0.04 580.0 552.0
Uses: Adjuvant
Spinetoram (XDE-175-J) (5946)
Spinosyn Not Listed 19.0 0.05 4,108 360.6
Uses: Insecticide
Acrylic acid (2118)
Unclassified Yes 18.4 0.16 163.0 113.5
Uses:
Poly oxyethylated tallow amine (2807, 6097)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 17.8 0.11 1,129 158.0
Note! Data for Poly oxyethylated tallow amine summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Adjuvant
QST 713 strain of dried Bacillus subtilis (5447)
Microbial Not Listed 17.1 0.41 352.0 42.0
Uses: Fungicide
Fatty acids, methyl esters (389)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 15.3 0.36 360.0 42.0
Uses: Adjuvant
Azadirachtin (2328)
Botanical Not Listed 14.3 0.04 466.6 401.4
Uses: Insecticide, Nematicide
Neem oil (3979, 6065)
Botanical Not Listed 13.4 1.67 2.00 8.00
Note! Data for Neem oil summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Insecticide
Methoxyfenozide (5698)
Diacylhydrazine Not Listed 12.5 0.15 2,098 81.0
Uses: Insecticide
Bacillus thuringiensis (berliner), subsp. Kurstaki, strain SA-11 (3862)
Microbial Not Listed 11.5 1.27 9.00 9.00
Uses: Insecticide
Polybutenes (1040)
Polymer Not Listed 9.11 0.08 768.7 116.0
Uses: Rodenticide
Silicone-polyether copolymer (3520, 3841)
Silicone, Polymer, Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 8.74 0.0038 508.0 2,304
Note! Data for Silicone-polyether copolymer summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Adjuvant
3-(3-hydroxypropyl)-heptamethyl trisiloxane, ethoxylated, acetate (2610)
Silicone Not Listed 8.14 0.11 1,149 76.8
Uses: Adjuvant
Emulsifiable methylated vegetable oil (5224)
Not Listed 7.02 0.35 303.0 20.3
Uses: Insecticide, Adjuvant

Regional Use for All Chemicals on Radicchio in 2012

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)
10,324 0.35 10,134 29,835 1,023
Merced (24)
6,467 0.30 1,193 21,401 281
Stanislaus (50)
1,426 7.19 799.3 198.3 216
Monterey (27)
1,006 0.17 7,396 5,800 454
Madera (20)
810.9 3.12 190.0 260.0 4
Kings (16)
465.7 0.28 120.0 1,680 16
San Luis Obispo (40)
67.3 1.87 15.5 36.0 21
Ventura (56)
30.0 0.11 350.0 266.0 4
Santa Clara (43)
21.9 0.44 40.0 49.7 13
Santa Barbara (42)
20.1 0.36 3.50 56.0 10
Santa Cruz (44)
9.80 0.11 27.0 88.0 4
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.