Table 19: Fungicides and Bactericides Labeled for Vegetable Transplants

Fungicide Target Pests Labeled Crops Comments
azoxystrobin
(Heritage) REI 4h, Group 11
Leaf spots and blights, downy mildew, Botrytis blight, powdery mildew, downy mildew (depending upon crop, see label) Vegetable plants grown for transplanting such as Cole crops, bulb vegetables, cucurbits, leafy vegetables, peppers Preventative and curative broad-spectrum fungicide. See supplemental label for use on vegetable transplants.
azoxystrobin & benzovindiflupyr
(Mural) REI 12h, Group 11 and 7
Leaf spots and blights, downy mildew, powdery mildew (depending upon crop, see label) Vegetable transplants grown for resale to consumers - cucurbits, fruiting vegetables, tomatoes A broad-spectrum fungicide for foliar applications (with translaminar activity) for plants grown for resale to consumers.

basic copper sulfate
(Cuprofix Ultra 40 Disperss, Cuproxat, Ciuproxat FLOG)
REI 48h, Group M1
 

Various leaf spots and blights, downy mildew, bacterial blight, late blight on tomatoes, bacterial spot (depending upon the crop, see label) Many vegetables including cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes Preventative, contact fungicide. Crops grown in the greenhouse may be more sensitive to copper injury so the user should determine plant sensitivity. Observe for 7 to 10 days for symptoms of injury.
Bacillus amyloliquefaciens D 747
(Double NickelOG, Triathlon BAOG)
REI 4h, Group 44
Fungal and bacterial leaf spots and blights, downy mildew, powdery mildew, damping off (depending upon the crops, see labels). Many vegetables including Cole crops, bulb vegetables, cucurbits, fruiting vegetables, leafy vegetables and others Broad-spectrum, preventative biological fungicides. Begin applications when conditions in the greenhouse favor disease development.

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens F727 (StargusOG)

REI 4h

Bacterial spot and blights, botrytis blight, late blight, damping off and root rots, downy mildew (depending upon crops, see label)  Many vegetables  Broad- spectrum preventive biological fungicide for growing media or foliar applications. Activates ISR (induced systemic resistance). 

Bacillus subtilis QST 713
(CeaseOG) REI 4h, Group 44

Fungal and bacterial leaf spots, powdery mildew, Botrytis blight, downy mildew. Soil drench to suppress damping off and root rots (see label). Many vegetables including Cole crops, cucurbits, fruiting vegetables, leafy vegetables, bulb vegetables Broad-spectrum, preventative biological fungicide. Begin applications when conditions in the greenhouse favor disease development. 

Bacillus subtilis GB03
(Companion WP Biological FungicideOG)
REI 4h, Group 44

Damping off fungi, root rots (Fusarium, Pythium, Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia)

Botrytis blight, leaf spots, (fungal and bacterial), late blight, powdery mildew 

Many vegetables including Cole crops, cucurbits, fruiting vegetables, leafy vegetables, bulb vegetables Preventative biological fungicide for control and suppression of soil and foliar diseases. Activates ISR (induced systemic resistance).

Bacillus subtilis MB1 600
(Subtilix NG), REI 4h, Group 44

Botrytis blight, powdery mildew, damping off and root rots  (depending upon crops, see label). Cucurbits, fruiting vegetables Preventative biological fungicide for growing media or foliar applications.

boscalid & pyraclostrobin (Pageant Intrinsic) REI 12h, Group 7 & 11

Crown rots (Fusarium, Rhizoctonia), damping off (Rhizoctonia, Pythium), downy mildew, fungal leaf spots & blights, Phytophthora blight, botrytis blight, powdery mildew  Tomato transplants for the home consumer market  Preventive, broad-spectrum fungicide. Pyraclostrobin has local systemic activity and translaminar activity. Do not use for tomato transplants for agricultural production fields. 

copper hydroxide
(Champ Dry Prill) REI 24/48h,

(KalmorOG)  REI 24/48h,

(Kocide 2000)  (Kocide 3000) REI 48h  Group M1

 

Leaf spots, anthracnose, bacterial spots, late blight and other diseases (see label) See labels for specific crops Protectant, contact fungicide. See labels for plant safety information. 
copper oxychloride & copper hydroxide (Badge X2OG)  (Badge SC) REI 24h Group M1 Bacterial and fungal leaf spots and blights (depending upon crop, see labels) Greenhouse crops including eggplant, pepper, tomato Contact fungicides. Badge X2 is a low load dry copper formulation that is a mixture of two high purity copper salts (copper oxychloride and copper hydroxide). Badge SC is a liquid formulation. See labels for plant safety information. 

copper octanoate 
(Camelot OOG) REI 4h, Group M1

Bacterial and fungal leaf spots (many), powdery mildew, downy mildew, early blight, late blight and others (depending upon crop) Cole crops, lettuce, onion, tomato, eggplant, pepper, cucurbits, leafy vegetables and others Contact fungicide. See label for specific usage instructions and plant safety information.

copper sulfate pentahydrate
(Phyton 35), REI 48/24h, Group M1

Fungal and bacterial leaf spots (see label for specific crops/pests), downy mildews, powdery mildews, Botrytis blight, late blight on tomatoes Cole crops, cucurbits, eggplant, pepper, tomato Systemic, preventative, and curative bactericide/fungicide.  Thorough coverage needed. See label for plant safety information. 

cyazafamid

(Ranman), REI 12h, Group 21

Pythium damping off of tomato, downy mildew on basil Basil and tomato greenhouse transplants. Locally systemic fungicide. Apply as a drench.

fenhexamid
(Decree 50 WDG) REI 12h, Group 17

Botrytis blight Tomatoes, cucumber, leafy greens (except spinach) Preventative, translaminar fungicide.  Do not apply in vegetable agricultural fields.

fludioxonil
(Spirato GHN) REI 12h, Group 12

(Emblem) REI 12h, Group 12

Leaf spots and blights, powdery mildew, botrytis blight (depending upon crop, see label)  Vegetables including seedlings and transplants such as Cole crops, leafy vegetables Protectant fungicide for certain vegetable seedlings and transplants. Not for field vegetable production use. 

Gliocladium catenulatum  J1446
(Prestop WGOG) REI 4h

(PVentOG)  REI 4h

Damping off, root and stem rot (Alternaria, Pythium, Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia), Botrytis blight  Greenhouse vegetables (see label for specific types) Preventative biological fungicides that can be incorporated into the media, applied as a drench or  foliar spray.

hydrogen dioxide & peroxyacetic acid
(ZeroTol 2.0OG) REI 0h, REI 1h
(spray)

Downy mildew, powdery mildew, leaf spots and blights, root rots (see label) Cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, lettuce Contact fungicide. Strong oxidizing agent. See label for plant safety information. 
mandipropamid
(Micora), REI 4h, Group 40
Downy mildew, Phytophthora blight, late blight on tomatoes (depending upon crop, see label) Leafy and vegetable transplants grown in enclosed greenhouse, with permanent flooring for resale to consumers  Contact, protectant and translaminar fungicide for vegetable and basil transplants for sale to consumers. 

mefenoxam

(Subdue Maxx) REI 0/48h Group 4

Damping off (Pythium spp.), Crown Rot (Phytophthora spp.,) and downy mildew (depending upon crop, see label)  Cole crops, curcurbits, fruiting vegetables, leafy vegetables, bulb crops transplants grown for retail sale to consumers  Systemic fungicide for vegetable transplants grown for retail sale to consumers
mineral oil  (SuffOil XOG), REI 4h  Powdery mildew  Greenhouse vegetables  (see label) Contact fungicide.  See label for plant safety information.

pentachloronitrobenzene (PCNB)
(Terraclor 400)
REI 12h, Group 14

Root and stem rot, damping off (Rhizoctonia solani, Pellicularia filamentosa) Vegetable bedding plants

Protectant, contact fungicide. Apply as a soil drench.

penthiopyrad
(Fontelis), REI 12h, Group 7

Alternaria, Botrytis blight, powdery mildew and various leaf spots and blights (depending upon crop, see label) Tomatoes, peppers and edible peel cucurbits (cucumbers, summer squash) Broad-spectrum fungicide with preventative, curative and locally systemic activity. See label for plant safety information.

phosphorus acid
(Alude) REI 4h, Group 33

Downy mildew, Phytophthora spp. Brassicas, cucurbits, peppers, tomatoes, leafy vegetables Systemic fungicide. See label for plant safety information.

phosphorous acid

(Fosphite) REI 4h, Group 33

Downy mildew, powdery mildew,  root rots (Phytophthora, Pythium, Fusarium, Rhizoctonia) Many vegetables (see label) Systemic fungicide. See label for plant safety information.
phosphorous acid & hydrogen peroxide (OxiPhos), REI 4h  Downy mildew, powdery mildew, black rot (Cole crops), leaf spots & blights (depending upon crops, see label)  Many vegetables  Strong oxidizing agent. Do not use at higher than labeled rates as leaf burn may result. 

polyoxin D zinc salt
(Affirm WDG) REI 4h, Group 19

Cucurbit vegetables: Powdery mildew, Botrytis, Corynespora leaf spot, scab, early blight

Fruiting vegetables: Powdery mildew, Botrytis, early blight, suppression of anthracnose

Cucurbit vegetables, fruiting vegetables (eggplant, pepper, tomato) Preventative and curative fungicide. Active ingredient (polyoxin) is a natural antibiotic and fermentation product of a soil bacterium.

potassium bicarbonate
(MilstopOG) REI 1h
(KaligreenOG) REI 4h

Powdery mildew and others (see labels for more information)

Many vegetables (see labels) Contact fungicides with eradicant activity. Thorough coverage essential. Potassium bicarbonate disrupts the potassium ion balance in the fungus cell, causing the cell walls to collapse.

propamocarb hydrochloride HCl
(Previcur Flex) REI 12h, Group 28

Root rot and damping off (Pythium, Phytophthora) Tomatoes, cucurbits, peppers, greenhouse leaf lettuce Systemic fungicide. Apply in the evening. Phytotoxicity may occur if applied directly to dry growing media, especially in intense sunlight.

pyrimethanil
(Scala SC) REI 12h, Group 9

Gray mold (Botrytis), early blight (Alternaria) Tomatoes Preventative fungicide. Apply only in well-ventilated greenhouses and ventilate for at least 2 hours after application. Phytotoxicity may occur in unventilated greenhouses with relative humidity above 80%.

Reynoutria sachalinsis extract
(Regalia GCOG) REI 4h, Group P5

Botrytis blight, damping off, powdery mildew, downy mildew, bacterial leaf spot, early and late blight (depends upon crop). Many vegetables including bulb, Cole crops,  cucurbits, fruiting vegetables, leafy vegetables Preventive, biological fungicide with translaminar activity.  Plant activator. Formulation of an extract from giant knotweed. Use preventatively to increase the natural defense system of plants.

Streptomyces griseoviridis  K 61 (MycostopOG)

(PreFence)OG

REI 4h

Damping off, and root rots (Fusarium, Pythium, Phytophthora)

Botrytis blight (suppression) 

Many vegetable transplants Preventative biological fungicides. Contains a beneficial bacterium. Repeat applications may be needed. Use as a soil spray or drench.

Streptomyces lydicus  WYEC 108 (Actinovate AGOG)  REI 1h

Suppression of  root rots (Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Pythium, Phytophthora), and foliar diseases (downy mildew, powdery mildew, Botrytis, Alternaria) Many greenhouse vegetables Preventative biological fungicide applied as a soil spray or drench.

streptomycin sulfate
(Agri-mycin 17OG) REI 12h, Group 25

Bacterial spot and speck Tomatoes and pepper transplants Xylem mobile systemic fungicide. Repeated applications can result in resistant bacteria.

sulfur
(Microthiol DisperssOG
(Micro SulfOG) REI 24h, Group M2

Powdery mildew See labels Contact fungicides. Crops grown in greenhouses may be more sensitive to sulfur injury, so the lowest label rate should be tried initially. Do not use within two weeks of an oil spray treatment.

Swinglea glutinosa extract

(EcoSwing)OG REI 4h

Alternaria leaf spot, Botrytis blight, powdery mildew  Many vegetables  Preventive biological fungicide. Activates ISR (induced systemic resistance). Thorough coverage is needed. 
thiophanate methyl (3336 F), REI 12h Group 1  Anthracnose, botrytis blight, powdery mildew  Vegetable transplants such as curcurbits and beans Xylem mobile systemic fungicide. Resistant populations of Botrytis are common in the greenhouse. Not for field vegetable production. 
Trichoderma asperellum (ICC012) & Trichoderma gamsii (ICC 080)
(Bio-Tam 2.0OG, ObtegoOG) REI 4h Group BM02
Root rots (Fusarium, Phytophthora, Pythium, Rhizoctonia, and Thielaviopsis) Many greenhouse vegetables including Cole crops, fruiting, leafy and root vegetables Preventative biological fungicides. See label for specific directions for drenches based upon container size. 

Trichoderma harzianum  T-22 
(RootShield AGOG) REI 0h
(RootShield GranulesOG) REI 0h 

Group BM02

Root rots (Pythium, Rhizoctonia, Fusarium, and Thielaviopsis)

Many vegetables (see labels)
 

Preventative biological fungicides.  Apply as a soil drench (RootShield AG) or incorporate into greenhouse planting mix (RootShield Granules)

Trichoderm harzianum KRL-AG2

(RootShield WPOG) REI 0h Group BM02

Root rots (Pythium, Rhizoctonia, Fusarium and Thielaviopsis) Many vegetables  Preventive biological fungicide. Apply as a soil drench with no overhead spray/

Trichoderma harzianum  T-22 &
Trichoderma virens G-41
(RootShield Plus WPOG) REI 4h
(RootShield Plus GOG) REI 0h

Group BM02

Root rots (Pythium, Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia, Fusarium,  and Thielaviopsis) Many vegetables (see labels)
 
Preventative biological fungicide. Apply as a soil drench (RootShield Plus WP) or incorporate into greenhouse planting mix (RootShield Plus Granules). 

Ulocladium oudemansii  U3

(BotryStop) OGREI 4h 

Botrytis blight  Many vegetables  Preventive biological fungicide. Thorough coverage needed. 

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