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Year  Herbicide Use
ha
Percentage of Total Farms Reporting Usage
%
 
 
19814,759,805  53.80   
1982       
1983       
1984       
1985       
19866,072,533  56.80   
1987       
1988       
1989       
1990       
19915,670,593  47.20   
1992       
1993       
1994       
1995       
19966,049,680  46.10   
1997       
1998       
1999       
2000       
20016,623,946  46.60   
2002       
2003       
2004       
2005       
20066,417,539  41.40   
2007       
2008       
2009       
2010       
2011   65.00   
 

References and Related Online Materials

Herbicide Use:

Statistics Canada. (2007).  Selected land management practices, Canada and provinces, census years 1976 to 2006 (Table 2.17). Selected Historical Data from the Census of Agriculture (Catalogue no. 95-632-XWE). Last updated January 30, 2009. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/95-632-x/2007000/t/4185575-eng.htm#48 (accessed June 16, 2010).

Notes:
--> The area of land on which herbicides is applied is under reported.
--> 1 acre = 0.404685642 hectares

Percentage of Total Farms Reporting Usage:

2011. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/141113/t141113a001-eng.htm 

See reference for \"Herbicide Use.\"