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  • noun An organic fungicide and insecticide sprayed on cereal grasses, fruit trees, etc.


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From “zinc ethylene bisdithiocarbamate”, its chemical name


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  • Phytophthora is treated with copper-based sprays or maneb or zineb.

    Chapter 25

  • Alternaria is minimised by keeping plants healthy with proper nutrition and water; maneb or zineb are used for control.

    Chapter 25

  • One of the most troublesome diseases affecting this species is anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, sometimes in association with other fungi, notably Botryodiplodia and Fusarium spp.; crop losses can sometimes amount to 70-80 per cent, but spraying at 10 day intervals with zineb or ferbam is stated to be effective.

    Chapter 37

  • Control involves sanitation by removal of crop debris, and fungicide treatment: maneb, benomyl, benomyl+ propineb, zineb and mancozeb have all been reported to give reasonably good results.

    Chapter 37

  • Adaptation Botrytis cinerea Fr. zineb, zinc salicylanilide mixtures synergistic effects



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