Fluazinam is a broad spectrum contact fungicide that can be applied as a foliar spray or soil treatment.
Fluazinam is a broad spectrum contact fungicide that can be applied as a foliar spray or soil treatment. It is effective against a number of pathogenic fungi that cause the following diseases: gray mold and downy mildew in grapes; melanose and mites in citrus; scab and Alternaria blotch in apples; clubroot in crucifers; Sclerotinia blight in peanuts; white root rot and violet root rot on fruit trees. Its best known however due to the fact that it protects against Foliar blight , tuber blight and sclerotinia rot in potatoes caused by the fungus Phytophthora infestans. The effect on potatoes is unparalleled. Fluazinam is effective against both spore germination and spore growth, thereby giving it protective action with a good residual effect. It also has good rainfastness. The mode of action of fluazinam is due to the disruption of energy production in the fungus at multiple sites – therefore preventing resistance.
Floozee is the Agchem Access branded form of fluazinam, sold as 500 g/l fluazinam as a suspension concentrate.
Other branded forms of fluazinam include Alphafluazinam 50 SC; Barclay cobbler,Blizzard, Boyano, Clayton Solstice, Comandanti, Epok, Euro Zinam 500; Float, Fluazinam 500, Fluzamet M, Foly500 SC, Greencrop Solanum, Ibiza 500, Landgold fluazinam; Legacy; Nando 500 SC; Ohayo; RouteOne Fluzamet M; Shirlan; Shirlan Programme; Standon Fluzinam 500; Tizca and Volley.
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