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Mancozeb

Mancozeb is a broad spectrum contact fungicide with a protective action which belongs to the dithiocarbamates family of chemicals, which also includes maneb.

 

Mancozeb is a broad spectrum contact fungicide with a protective action which belongs to the dithiocarbamates family of chemicals, which also includes maneb. Mancozeb is applied as a spray  (aerial or ground) and is supplied as wettable powders and granules which are mixed with water.  Mancozeb alone  is used on a number of crops world-wide to control a number of fungal diseases, such as Anthracnose, Pythium blight, leaf spot, downy mildew, Botrytis,  rust and scab.  It is also effective against Algae. It is approved for use on a huge variety of crops, including potatoes, oilseed rape, lettuce, wheat, apples, tomatoes, table grapes, wine grapes, bulb onions, carrot, parsnip, shallot, durum wheat and leeks. Mancozeb acts by disrupting lipid metabolism.   Mancozeb is sold in combination with a number of other chemicals, such as chlorthalonil, metalaxyl M, ametoctradin, dimethomorph, benthiavalicarb isopropyl, benalaxyl, zoxamide, fenamidone, propamocarb hydrochloride and, most commonly cymoxanil to give more specialised effects, particularly in potatoes. 

 

Agchem Access sell mancozeb alone in two branded products – Mewati, a 800g/Kg mancozeb wettable powder and Malvi, a 50g/kg mancozeb as a water dispersable granule.  Agchem access also sell mancozeb in combination with cymoxanil as Astral, a 45:680 g/kg cymoxanil:mancozeb wettable powder. Dunkirke is combination product containing mancozeb and dimethomorph in the combination 75:667 g/kg dimethomorph:mancozeb as a water soluble granule.

 

Other companies sell mancozeb as the following products: Agriguard cymoxanil plus; Agrizeb, Beacon, Besiege, Blighter, Clayton Krypton, Clayton Krypton MZ, Clayton Krypton WDG, Cleancrop Mancozeb, Cleancrop Mandrake, Cleancrop Xanlite, Curazate M WG, Curazate M68; Cyman, Dithane, Dithane 945, Dithane Dry Flowable, Dithane Nt Dry flowable, Globe, Hotspur, Guru, Hotspur, Invader, Karamate dry Flo Neotec, Laminator DG, Laminator FL, Laminator Flo, Laminator WP, Manfil 75 WG, Manfil WG 80, Manzate 75 WG, Matilda, ME2 Cymoxeb, Micene 80, Micene DF, Nautile DG, Penncozeb 80 WP, Penncozeb WDG, Pillar WG, Quell Flo, Rhapsody, Rhythm, Solace, Spudgun, Standon Cymoxanil Extra; Video, Yankee, Zebra WDG, Zetanil, Zetanil WG.

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