2012 – 2013: Sandy Creek at Homebush (Qld). Pesticides: Ametryn, Atrazine, Diuron, Hexazinone


Sandy Creek at Homebush

Ametryn 12kg, Total Atrazine 280kg, Diuron 310kg, Hexazinone 55kg

Land Use Yield

Ametryn (Sugarcane) 0.077 kg/km2

Atrazine (Cropping, Forestry & Sugarcane) 1.5kg/km2

Diuron (Cropping, Horticulture & Sugarcane) 2kg/km2

Hexazinone (Cropping, Forestry  and Sugarcane) 0.19kg/km2

Source: Reef Water Quality Protection Plan. Total Suspended Solids, Nutrients & Pesticide Loads (2012-2013) for Rivers that Discharge to the Great Barrier Reef – Great Barrier Reef Catchment Loads Monitoring 2012-2013