Gardener's Guide to Fungicides

This guide tells you all you need to know about fungicides and what diseases they treat.

PRODUCT: CAPTAN
METHOD OF APPLICATION: spray
MAJOR DISEASES CONTROLLED: powdery mildew, scab brown rot, botrytis mold,leaf spot
FOR USE ON: damping off fruits, ornamentals, seedlings
COMMENTS: inorganic; good residual action; safe for edibles; toxic to fish; do not com- bine with lime-sulfur or oil sprays

PRODUCT: COPPER SULFATE
METHOD OF APPLICATION: spray/dust
MAJOR DISEASES CONTROLLED: blight, leaf spot, brown rot, rust, anthracnose, botrytis mold
FOR USE ON: ornamentals, fruits, vegetables, for edibles
COMMENTS: organic; short residual action; safe

PRODUCT: DACONIL 2787
METHOD OF APPLICATION: spray
MAJOR DISEASES CONTROLLED: blight, leaf spot, rust, black spot, powdery mildew, scab, brown patch, botrytis mold
FOR USE ON: ornamentals, lawn, fruits, vegetables
COMMENTS: inorganic; good residual control; useful on a wide variety of plants; okay for edibles

PRODUCT: FUNGINEX
METHOD OF APPLICATION: spray
MAJOR DISEASES CONTROLLED: black spot, powdery, mildew, rust
FOR USE ON: roses, other ornamentals
COMMENTS: inorganic; long-lasting, systemic control; not recommended for edibles

PRODUCT: GARDEN SULFAR
METHOD OF APPLICATION: spray/dust
MAJOR DISEASES CONTROLLED: black spot, brown rot, rust, powdery mildew, scab
FOR USE ON: vegetables, fruits, ornamentals
COMMENTS: organic; short residual action; also controls mites, thrips, aphids

PRODUCT: IMMUNOX
METHOD OF APPLICATION: spray
MAJOR DISEASES CONTROLLED: mildew, black spot, rust, and other diseases
FOR USE ON: roses and ornamentals
COMMENTS: inorganic and systemic

PRODUCT: LIME SULFUR
METHOD OF APPLICATION: spray
MAJOR DISEASES CONTROLLED: black spot, rust, scab, blight, powdery mildew, brown rot, peach leaf curl
FOR USE ON: vegetables, fruits, ornamentals
COMMENTS: organic; dormant season control for overwintering diseases; may be used during growing season too