PAN Pesticides Database - California Pesticide Use

Pesticide Use on Broccoli Raab in 2016

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

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

Basic Identification Information About This Crop or Site
CDFA Commodity Group
Use Category
EPA Site Code
DPR Site Code
Broccoli Raab
Vegetables and Melons

Accuracy of acres planted data not evaluated for this crop.


Top 50 Pesticides Used on Broccoli Raab 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
Application Rate
Pounds per acre treated
Acres Planted
where all or part
has been sprayed
Acres Treated
All Chemicals (NA, 00)
Not Listed 14,597 0.28 104,484 52,783
Bensulide (70)
Organophosphorus Yes 5,549 4.58 30,865 1,211
Uses: Herbicide
DCPA (179)
Alkyl Phthalate Yes 3,001 2.34 1,364 1,282
Uses: Herbicide
Lecithin (3264)
Botanical Not Listed 993.4 0.15 78,726 6,641
Uses: Fungicide
Fenamidone (5791)
Imidazole Not Listed 753.2 0.23 74,689 3,342
Uses: Fungicide
Imidacloprid (3849)
Neonicotinoid Not Listed 531.7 0.24 18,381 2,196
Uses: Insecticide
Glyphosate, isopropylamine salt (1855)
Phosphonoglycine Yes 469.1 2.61 181.0 179.8
Uses: Herbicide
Methyl soyate (3519)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 390.4 0.09 36,736 4,117
Uses: Adjuvant
Spirotetramat (5955)
Keto-enol Not Listed 375.1 0.08 85,811 4,826
Uses: Insecticide
Bifenthrin (2300)
Pyrethroid Yes 345.3 0.08 44,163 4,171
Uses: Insecticide
Undecyl polyoxyethylene (5 moles ethylene oxide) (3929)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 341.1 0.08 37,774 4,089
Uses: Adjuvant
Propionic acid (505)
Carboxylic acid or salt Not Listed 314.7 0.12 46,847 2,618
Uses: Fungicide, Microbiocide, Preservative
Spinetoram (XDE-175-J) (5946)
Spinosyn Not Listed 250.1 0.05 81,412 5,220
Uses: Insecticide
Glyphosate, potassium salt (5820)
Phosphonoglycine Yes 190.8 2.14 89.0 89.0
Uses: Herbicide
Azoxystrobin (4037)
Strobin Not Listed 150.1 0.24 4,369 618.2
Uses: Fungicide
Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol (1743, 1397, 3999, 5755)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 125.2 0.04 52,749 2,798
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
Methomyl (383)
N-Methyl Carbamate Yes 116.0 0.90 3,779 128.9
Uses: Insecticide, Breakdown product
Clethodim (3566)
Cyclohexenone derivative Not Listed 105.1 0.11 945.4 970.2
Uses: Herbicide
Potash soap (1596, 1409)
Soap Not Listed 103.9 1.56 71.0 66.5
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
Bacillus thuringiensis (berliner), subsp. Aizawai, GC-91 protein (3843)
Microbial Not Listed 93.6 1.00 3,151 93.6
Uses: Insecticide
Flupyradifurone (6098)
Neonicotinoid Not Listed 52.3 0.15 8,560 359.9
Uses: Insecticide
Chlorantraniliprole (5964)
Anthranilic diamide Not Listed 46.5 0.07 649.0 649.0
Uses: Insecticide
Cypermethrin, zeta (3866)
Pyrethroid Yes 38.9 0.04 1,764 884.4
Uses: Insecticide
Dinotefuran (5822)
Neonicotinoid, Guanidine Not Listed 36.4 0.13 414.0 288.0
Uses: Insecticide
Mefenoxam (4011)
Xylylalanine Not Listed 35.9 0.25 1,410 142.7
Uses: Fungicide
Thiamethoxam (5598)
Neonicotinoid Not Listed 29.5 0.07 9,915 434.5
Uses: Insecticide
Flonicamid (5886)
Unclassified Not Listed 24.7 0.09 9,860 282.2
Uses: Insecticide
Oleic acid, methyl ester (2266)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 22.9 0.30 2,077 77.6
Uses: Adjuvant
Bacillus thuringiensis, Subsp. Aizawai, Strain ABTS-1857 (5879)
Microbial Not Listed 18.9 0.99 71.0 19.0
Uses: Insecticide
Dimethyl poly siloxane (1861)
Silicone Not Listed 13.6 0.02 16,053 606.5
Uses: Adjuvant, Insecticide
Fatty acids, mixed (2069)
Fatty acid Not Listed 13.5 0.0052 46,847 2,601
Uses: Adjuvant
Emulsifiable methylated vegetable oil (5224)
Not Listed 12.7 0.26 1,234 49.1
Uses: Insecticide, Adjuvant
Spinosad (mixture of Factors A and D) (3983)
Spinosyn, Macrocyclic Lactone Not Listed 10.5 0.12 115.0 90.0
Uses: Insecticide
3-(3-hydroxypropyl)-heptamethyl trisiloxane, ethoxylated, acetate (2610)
Silicone Not Listed 7.63 0.10 2,077 77.6
Uses: Adjuvant
Oleic acid, ethyl ester (3933)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 6.55 0.19 103.0 34.2
Uses: Plant Growth Regulator, Adjuvant
Pymetrozine (5232)
Triazine Yes 5.53 0.09 2,493 64.4
Uses: Insecticide
Sec-butyl alcohol (3078, 1482)
Alcohol/Ether Not Listed 4.55 0.02 5,902 196.6
Note! Data for Sec-butyl alcohol summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Solvent
Kerosene (2071)
Petroleum derivative-Aromatic Not Listed 2.56 0.04 196.2 69.0
Uses: Insecticide, Solvent
Pyrethrins (510)
Botanical Yes 1.88 0.05 157.0 41.2
Uses: Insecticide
Stearic acid ETO adduct (3.5 moles) (2891)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 1.64 0.05 103.0 34.2
Uses: Adjuvant
Dimethyl alkyl tertiary amines (3639)
Not Listed 1.49 0.02 196.2 76.6
Uses: Algaecide, Microbiocide
Carfentrazone-ethyl (5130)
Triazolone Not Listed 1.41 0.02 89.0 89.0
Uses: Herbicide
Benzoic acid (1329)
Benzoic acid Not Listed 1.37 0.02 196.2 76.6
Uses: Fungicide, Insecticide
Alcohol ethoxylate (C9-C11, 6 EO) (2700)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 1.35 0.03 1,234 49.1
Uses: Adjuvant
Cypermethrin (2171)
Pyrethroid Not Listed 1.15 0.08 550.0 14.8
Uses: Insecticide
Acibenzolar-S-methyl (5338)
Unclassified Not Listed 1.05 0.03 1,394 33.8
Uses: Fungicide
Phosphoric acid (871)
Inorganic Not Listed 0.76 0.02 1,234 49.1
Uses: Fungicide, pH Adjustment, Herbicide, Microbiocide
Polyether modified polysiloxane (5223)
Silicone Not Listed 0.69 0.01 1,234 49.1
Uses: Adjuvant
Citric acid (142)
Botanical Not Listed 0.67 0.04 450.5 16.7
Uses: pH Adjustment, Fungicide, Microbiocide
Propylene glycol (507)
Glycol Not Listed 0.54 0.03 450.5 16.7
Uses: Fungicide, Adjuvant, Microbiocide

Regional Use for All Chemicals on Broccoli Raab in 2016

(County Code)
pounds per acre treated
Acres Planted
where all or part
has been sprayed
Acres Treated Application
California (00)
14,597 0.28 104,484 52,783 1,896
Monterey (27)
8,498 0.27 102,697 31,918 1,502
Imperial (13)
5,613 0.28 1,590 20,315 338
Riverside (33)
485.5 0.88 196.2 550.0 56
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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  • 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.