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2000-2001 Pesticide Market Estimates: Historical Data (Page 4)

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Table 5.7 (1 of 2)
Annual Amount of Pesticide Active Ingredient Used in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1982 - 1991 Estimates (Millions of Pounds of AI)
Industry/Commercial/Government Market Sector
Pesticide Type 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
Herbicides/
PGR
80 80 78 70 68 65 64 63 63 60
Insecticides 33 32 31 30 29 28 27 27 27 26
Fungicides 41 40 38 37 36 34 32 31 31 30
Other Conv. (1) 45 45 41 41 41 39 39 38 38 37
Other (2) 24 24 24 23 23 22 22 22 22 21
Total 223 221 212 201 197 188 184 181 181 174

Note: Excludes wood preservatives, specialty biocides, and chlorine/hypochlorites.
Source: EPA estimates based on Croplife America annual surveys, USDA/NASS exit EPA disclaimer, and EPA proprietary data.
(1) Other conventional pesticides include nematicides, fumigants, and other conventional pesticides.
(2) "Other" includes sulfur, petroleum, and other chemicals used as pesticides (e.g., sulfuric acid and insect repellants).

Table 5.7 (2 of 2)
Annual Amount of Pesticide Active Ingredient Used in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1992 - 2001 Estimates (Millions of Pounds of AI)
Industry/Commercial/Government Market Sector
Pesticide Type 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Herbicides/
PGR
58 56 52 48 49 49 41 52 48 49
Insecticides 27 30 30 28 24 20 21 19 17 15
Fungicides 28 25 23 20 20 20 24 24 19 19
Other Conv. (1) 36 36 34 31 30 30 30 31 30 28
Other (2) 21 20 20 22 22 22 22 22 22 22
Total 170 167 159 149 145 141 138 148 136 133

Note: Excludes wood preservatives, specialty biocides, and chlorine/hypochlorites.
Source: EPA estimates based on Croplife America annual surveys, USDA/NASS exit EPA disclaimer, and EPA proprietary data.
(1) Other conventional pesticides include nematicides, fumigants, and other conventional pesticides.
(2) "Other" includes sulfur, petroleum, and other chemicals used as pesticides (e.g., sulfuric acid and insect repellants).

Figure 5.7
Annual Amount of Pesticide Active Ingredient Used in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1982 - 2001 Estimates
Industry/Commercial/Government Market Sector
Stacked Area Graph: Millions of Pounds of Active Ingredient by Year. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 5.7)
Table 5.8 (1 of 2)
Annual Amount of Pesticide Active Ingredient Used in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1982 - 1991 Estimates (Millions of Pounds of AI)
Home and Garden Market Sector
Pesticide Type 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
Herbicides/
PGR
37 38 40 40 41 42 43 44 46 46
Insecticides 24 22 20 18 16 14 13 12 12 12
Fungicides 17 16 15 14 14 14 13 13 10 9
Other Conv. (1) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2
Other (2) 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 68 66 65
Total 148 146 145 142 141 140 139 139 136 134

Note: Excludes wood preservatives, specialty biocides, and chlorine/hypochlorites.
Source: EPA estimates based on Croplife America annual surveys, USDA/NASS exit EPA disclaimer, and EPA proprietary data.
(1) Other conventional pesticides include nematicides, fumigants, and other conventional pesticides.
(2) "Other" includes sulfur, petroleum, and other chemicals used as pesticides (e.g., sulfuric acid and insect repellants).

Table 5.8 (2 of 2)
Annual Amount of Pesticide Active Ingredient Used in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1992 - 2001 Estimates (Millions of Pounds of AI)
Home and Garden Market Sector
Pesticide Type 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Herbicides/
PGR
46 46 46 47 48 49 49 54 62 71
Insecticides 12 13 13 12 12 13 13 14 15 17
Fungicides 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 10 11 12
Other Conv. (1) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Other (2) 64 62 61 59 60 60 60 60 60 61
Total 132 131 130 128 130 132 132 140 150 163

Note: Excludes wood preservatives, specialty biocides, and chlorine/hypochlorites.
Source: EPA estimates based on Croplife America annual surveys, USDA/NASS exit EPA disclaimer, and EPA proprietary data.
(1) Other conventional pesticides include nematicides, fumigants, and other conventional pesticides.
(2) "Other" includes sulfur, petroleum, and other chemicals used as pesticides (e.g., sulfuric acid and insect repellants).

Figure 5.8
Annual Amount of Pesticide Active Ingredient Used in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1982 - 2001 Estimates
Home and Garden Market Sector
Stacked Area Graph: Millions of Pounds of Active Ingredient by Year. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 5.8)
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