USE TRENDS OF PESTICIDES ON DPR´S GROUND WATER PROTECTION LIST

Table 7B. The reported cumulative acres treated with pesticides on the "a" part of DPR´s groundwater protection list. These pesticides are the active ingredients listed in the California Code of Regulations, Title 3, Division 6, Chapter 4, Subchapter 1, Article 1, Section 6800(a). Use includes both agricultural and reportable non-agricultural applications. Data are from the Department of Pesticide Regulation´s Pesticide Use Reports.

AI 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
ATRAZINE 37,556 39,881 35,757 33,376 28,589 29,966 26,989 24,085 21,834 17,382 15,759
ATRAZINE, OTHER RELATED 37,529 39,876 35,757 33,376 28,589 29,966 26,989 24,085 21,834 17,382 15,759
BENTAZON, SODIUM SALT 1,904 1,968 1,502 432 1,094 987 1,279 2,218 2,217 4,215 6,628
BROMACIL 57,136 53,861 42,488 30,149 29,585 27,974 26,204 21,886 19,132 20,455 21,507
BROMACIL, LITHIUM SALT 40 40 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
DIURON 865,246 849,482 865,892 788,559 796,904 843,897 971,628 894,073 886,032 702,935 512,764
NORFLURAZON 214,144 217,178 230,848 192,305 161,746 125,619 125,802 81,589 91,035 74,085 57,799
PROMETON 85 18 51 <1 174 49 171 6 168 4 35
SIMAZINE 647,117 611,626 620,672 515,419 561,349 546,678 588,016 463,244 480,142 411,719 319,350
TOTAL 1,769,523 1,721,896 1,761,819 1,532,564 1,552,171 1,548,690 1,716,706 1,466,859 1,483,320 1,212,525 913,690

 

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