PAN Pesticides Database - California Pesticide Use

Pesticide Use in Mariposa in 2012, Southeast Interior Region

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

Basic Information about this county including contact information for the California County Agricultural Commissioner in this county.
Top 50 pesticides used in this county or region in 2012, 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.
Top crops and sites for chemical use in this county or region in 2012, with information on gross pounds used, application rate, acres planted, and number of applications.

Basic County Information for Mariposa

Agricultural Commissioner Contact Information
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Mariposa
Cathi Boze
5009 Fairgrounds Rd.
Mariposa, CA 95338
send mail to:
P.O. Box 905
Mariposa, CA 95338-0905
Phone:209-966-2075
Fax: 209-966-2056
Email: agcomm@mariposacounty.org
Web: http://www.mariposacounty.org/index.htm

For more detailed county agricultural contact information, see the CDFA County Ag Liaison Office.

Top 50 Pesticides Used on All Sites in Mariposa 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 4,403 1.02 4,556 1,656
Uses:
Glyphosate, isopropylamine salt (1855)
Phosphonoglycine Not Listed 971.0 1.69 2,749 211.5
Uses: Herbicide
Sodium hypochlorite (539)
Inorganic Yes 400.2 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide, Water Treatment, Nematicide
Copper hydroxide (151)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 345.0 3.63 50.0 95.0
Uses: Fungicide, Microbiocide, Nematicide
Oleic acid, methyl ester (2266)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 292.4 - - -
Uses: Adjuvant
Glyphosate, dimethylammonium salt (5972)
Phosphonoglycine Not Listed 242.6 - - -
Uses: Herbicide
Sulfur (560)
Inorganic Not Listed 223.5 3.82 66.5 58.5
Uses: Fungicide, Insecticide
Cypermethrin (2171)
Pyrethroid Not Listed 159.0 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Oxyfluorfen (1973)
Diphenyl ether Yes 148.1 0.77 29.0 12.0
Uses: Herbicide
Glyphosate, potassium salt (5820)
Phosphonoglycine Not Listed 144.3 2.76 7.00 4.50
Uses: Herbicide
Sulfuryl fluoride (618)
Inorganic Yes 144.0 - - -
Uses: Fumigant
Mineral oil, unrefined (401, 2045, 765, 763, 2687, 473)
Petroleum derivative-Aromatic Yes 141.8 4.11 5.00 34.5
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
Copper ethanolamine complex (3551)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 124.7 1.83 - 68.0
Uses: Algaecide
2,4-D, dimethylamine salt (806)
Chlorophenoxy acid or ester Yes 112.6 1.88 1,998 60.0
Uses: Herbicide
Oryzalin (1868)
2,6-Dinitroaniline Yes 108.8 1.18 26.0 15.0
Uses: Herbicide
Carbaryl (105)
N-Methyl Carbamate Yes 96.9 0.95 44.0 102.0
Uses: Insecticide, Plant Growth Regulator, Nematicide
Nonyl phenoxy poly (ethylene oxy) ethanol (1743, 1397, 3999, 5755)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 92.2 0.44 44.0 114.8
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
Diuron (231)
Urea Yes 79.2 - - -
Uses: Herbicide
Methyl soyate (3519)
Fatty acid ester Not Listed 68.5 - - -
Uses: Adjuvant
Aminopyralid, triisopropanolamine salt (5928)
Pyridinecarboxylic acid Not Listed 65.8 0.03 988.0 54.2
Uses: Herbicide
Dithiopyr (2308)
Pyridinecarboxylic acid Not Listed 54.3 - - -
Uses: Herbicide
Triclopyr, triethylamine salt (2131)
Chloropyridinyl Not Listed 40.0 0.54 457.0 53.0
Uses: Herbicide
Undecyl polyoxyethylene (5 moles ethylene oxide) (3929)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 37.5 0.52 44.0 70.8
Uses: Adjuvant
Diquat dibromide (229)
Bipyridylium Yes 36.4 2.20 11.0 16.5
Uses: Herbicide, Dessicant
Triclopyr, butoxyethyl ester (2170)
Chloropyridinyl, Glycol Ether Not Listed 29.1 0.30 440.0 7.50
Uses: Herbicide
Permethrin (2008)
Pyrethroid Yes 28.3 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Fatty acids, mixed (2069)
Fatty acid Not Listed 25.5 0.36 44.0 70.8
Uses: Adjuvant
Diethylene glycol (2334)
Glycol Not Listed 14.3 0.20 44.0 70.8
Uses: Adjuvant, Solvent
Bifenthrin (2300)
Pyrethroid Yes 14.1 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Fipronil (3995)
Pyrazole Not Listed 13.2 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Flumioxazin (5802)
Unclassified Not Listed 12.3 - - -
Uses: Herbicide
Tall oil acids (1389)
Fatty acid Not Listed 10.6 0.0020 5.00 6.50
Uses: Adjuvant
Propylene glycol (507)
Glycol Not Listed 10.5 - - -
Uses: Fungicide, Adjuvant, Microbiocide
Pendimethalin (1929)
2,6-Dinitroaniline Not Listed 8.79 1.26 14.0 7.00
Uses: Herbicide
Sulfometuron methyl (2149)
Sulfonylurea Not Listed 8.29 - - -
Uses: Herbicide
Boric acid (769)
Inorganic Not Listed 7.10 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Isopropyl alcohol (342)
Alcohol/Ether Not Listed 7.07 0.10 44.0 44.0
Uses: Microbiocide, Solvent
Simazine (531)
Triazine Yes 5.97 1.19 9.00 5.00
Uses: Herbicide
Clopyralid, monoethanolamine salt (5050)
Pyridinecarboxylic acid Not Listed 4.94 0.16 143.7 13.0
Uses: Herbicide
Ortho-phenylphenol (448)
Phenol Yes 4.93 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide
2,4-D, 2-ethylhexyl ester (1622)
Chlorophenoxy acid or ester Yes 4.90 - - -
Uses: Herbicide
Thiophanate-methyl (1696)
Benzimidazole precursor Yes 4.16 0.30 1.00 14.0
Uses: Fungicide
Myclobutanil (2245)
Azole Yes 4.06 0.05 35.5 79.0
Uses: Fungicide
Chlorine dioxide (2053)
Inorganic Not Listed 3.97 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide, Water Treatment
Pyrethrins (510)
Botanical Yes 3.75 0.03 22.0 12.8
Uses: Insecticide
Polyoxypropylene-polyoxyethylene block copolymer (2816, 1698)
Polyalkyloxy Compound Not Listed 3.45 0.11 9.00 30.5
Note! Data for Polyoxypropylene-polyoxyethylene block 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
Piperonyl butoxide (486)
Unclassified Not Listed 3.36 - - -
Uses: Insecticide, Synergist
Fenpropathrin (2234)
Pyrethroid Yes 3.28 0.23 14.0 14.0
Uses: Insecticide
Fosetyl-Al (2210)
Unclassified Yes 3.20 1.60 5.00 2.00
Uses: Fungicide
Cyfluthrin (2223, 3956)
Pyrethroid Not Listed 3.12 - - -
Note! Data for Cyfluthrin summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Insecticide

Top 50 Crops and Sites for for All Chemicals use in Mariposa in 2012

Crop or Site
(Commodity Code)
Gross
Pounds
Application Rate
pounds per acre treated
Acres Planted
where all or part
has been sprayed
Acres Treated Application
Count
All Sites (00)
4,403 1.02 4,556 1,656 1,511
Right of Way (40)
1,286 1.33 9.00 9.00 107
Structural Pest Control (10)
801.3 - - - 926
Olives (28014)
576.0 0.79 44.0 732.0 41
Landscape (30)
524.4 - - - 120
Wine Grapes (29143)
307.0 1.06 73.5 290.0 85
Rangeland (28045)
235.0 1.20 3,116 194.6 39
Apples (4001)
173.3 1.40 6.00 123.5 39
Aquatic Area (65000)
161.1 1.91 11.0 84.5 15
Uncultivated Non-Agricultural Area (67000)
119.7 4.57 610.2 26.2 29
Regulatory (100)
118.6 - - - 31
Greenhouse Flowers (151)
72.1 0.90 - 80.0 4
Outdoor Container Nursery (154)
13.6 0.36 1.00 38.0 38
Forests (30000)
10.4 1.73 10.0 6.00 12
Pasture (28035)
2.46 0.10 486.0 24.0 9
Uncultivated Agricultural Area (66000)
1.53 0.28 180.0 5.50 1
Vertebrate Pest Control (80)
0.02 0.0000 9.00 42.0 13
Pomegranates (6015)
0.0006 0.0012 0.50 0.50 2
 
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.