other name: [[(1-methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)bis[carbamodithioato]](2-)]zinc homopolymer
CAS No.: [12071-83-9]
Molecular Formula: (C5H8N2S4Zn)x
Propineb is a protectant foliar-applied fungicide with long residual activity and belongs to the dithiocarbamate group of compounds. Propineb is used as a protective treatment on severalcrops for the control of various fungi, especially Oomycetes, Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes and Fungi imperfecti. Propineb controls blight on potatoes and tomatoes, downy mildew on hops and vines, apple scab, blue mould on tobacco and Sigatoka disease of bananas. Propineb can also be used on gooseberries, black currants, celery and cereals.
Non-specific, multi-site fungicide.
Mode of action
Basic foliar fungicide with protective action. Conidia or germinating conidia are killed by contact.
Control of downy mildew, black rots, red fire disease, and grey mould on vines; scab and brown rot on apples and pears; leaf spot diseases on stone fruit; Alternaria and Phytophthora blights, downy mildew, Septoria leaf spot, and leaf mould in tomatoes; Phytophthora and Alternaria blight of potatoes; downy mildew (blue mould) on tobacco; rusts and leaf spot diseases on ornamentals; rusts, leaf spot diseases and downy mildews on vegetables. Also used on citrus fruit and berry fruit, rice and tea. Applied at 0.1-0.21 g/ha for grapes, vegetables and fruit trees and at 1000-1750 g/ha for potatoes. Phytotoxicity Non-phytotoxic when used as recommended, also in young sensitive growing stages.
Propineb is typically applied as a WG or WP formulation mainly as a spray. It is also applied, especially in southern Europe, in combination with oxadixyl, carbendazim, copper oxychloride, triadimefon or cymoxanil
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