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For fruit, vegetables and ornamentals - an easy to use broad-spectrum, copper fungicide and bactericide. The unique formulation provides advantages over conventional copper fungicides. The ultra-fine particle size provides a denser more impenetrable barrier to disease infection without the unsightly blue residue. It is easy to use and 100% water soluble forming an aquagel with its own built-in spreading and sticking ability.
Yates Liquid Copper Fungicide is a preventative spray and generally should be applied before or at the first sign of disease. Many diseases infect plants before symptoms occur, applications should preferably begin before symptoms appear.
Shake the bottle well and add the required amount with water as per the detailed instructions on the back of pack, to a garden sprayer or watering can. Make sure that the spray is kept agitated during use and must be applied within 1 hour of mixing the prepared spray solution.
92.8g/L Copper (Cu) present as Copper Ammonium Acetate
as a soluble concentrate
It is an offence to use this product on animals. DO NOT store prepared spray solution. DO NOT mix with other insecticides, fungicides, fertilisers, oils, or wetting agents. DO NOT apply to wet crops or if rain is expected within 24 hours. DO NOT apply when shade temperatures are 30º or higher. DO NOT apply when soil is dry and plants are suffering from moisture stress. DO NOT apply when frost is expected.
WITHHOLDING PERIOD: DO NOT HARVEST CROPS FOR 24 HOURS AFTER SPRAYING
(mL per L water)
|HOW TO APPLY|
|Roses & Ornamentals||Leaf spot, black spot (roses)||5mL||Spray at first sign of disease and repeat every 10 -14 days as required. Do not use on copper-sensitive varieties. To test apply 2 sprays at 14 day intervals.|
|Beans (including Broad Beans)||Common blight||5mL||Spray at first sign of disease or as a preventative spray. Repeat every 7-14 days as required.|
|Bacterial brown spot||Spray within 21 days of emergence and repeat every 10-14 days depending on disease pressure.|
|Chocolate spot, rust||Spray at first sign of disease. Repeat every 10-14 days as required.|
|Halo blight||Spray every 10-14 days from when the plants are 15-30cm high, while conditions favour disease.|
|Beetroot||Downy mildew, rust||5mL||Spray every 10-14 days from seedling stage until maturity as required.|
|Brassicas (incl. Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower)||Downy mildew, black rot, peppery leaf spot, ring spot||5mL||Begin spraying from the seedling stage until maturity. Spray every 10-14 days depending on weather conditions and disease pressure. Do not use on copper-sensitive varieties.|
|Capsicums||Bacterial spot, bacterial canker||5mL||Spray at first sign of disease. Repeat every 7-14 days as required. This product will reduce the spread of bacterial canker but will not control seed or soil borne infection.|
|Carrots||Leaf spot||5mL||Spray at first sign of disease. Repeat every 10-14 days as required.|
|Celery||Leaf spot||5mL||Spray every 7-14 days.|
|Cucurbits (incl. Cucumbers, Melons, Pumpkin, Zucchini, Squash)||Downy mildew||4mL||Spray when vines are developing or when disease is expected. Only use as a preventative spray. Product will not be effective once the disease is established.|
|Angular leaf spot, bacterial leaf spot||5mL||Spray at first sign of disease. Repeat every 7-10 days as required.|
|Lettuce||Downy mildew, bacterial leaf spot, anthracnose||3mL||Spray at first sign of disease. Repeat every 7-10 days as required. Do not use on copper-sensitive varieties.|
|Onions||Downy mildew||5mL||Spray at first sign of disease. Repeat every 10 days as required.|
|Parsnips||Leaf spot||5mL||Spray at first sign of disease. Repeat every 10 days as required|
|Peas||Ascophyta blight, bacterial blight||5mL||Spray at first sign of disease. Repeat every 10-14
days as required.
|Potatoes||Early blight / target spot||5mL||Spray from crop emergence to maturity every 7-10 days as required. Ensure that both upper and lower leaf surfaces are sprayed.|
|Rhubarb||Crown rot||5mL||Dip rhubarb crowns before planting|
|Downy mildew||Spray every 14 days from seedling stage until maturity as required.|
|Silver beet||Downy mildew||5mL||Spray from seedling stage to maturity every 10-14 days as required. Do not use on copper-sensitive varieties.|
|Spinach||Downy mildew||5mL||Spray at first sign of disease and repeat every 10-14 days as required.|
|Tomatoes||Bacterial spot, bacterial speck, bacterial canker||5mL||Apply as a preventative spray every 7-10 days. Ensure thorough leaf coverage and that both upper and lower leaf surfaces are covered. This product will reduce the spread of bacterial canker but will not control seed or soil borne infection.|
|Early blight / target spot||Begin spraying shortly after transplanting when plants are 15cm high and before symptoms appear. Apply every 7-10 days as required. Ensure that both upper and lower leaf surfaces are sprayed.|
|Late blight / Irish blight||Spray at first sign of disease and repeat every 10-14 days.|
|Apples||Black spot (scab)||5mL||Spray at green tip before tips are 1cm.|
|Apricots||Shot-hole, freckle||5mL||Spray at budswell prior to signs of leaf/bud movement. Also spray once after harvest.|
|Bacterial gummosis||6.25mL||Autumn: spray at 25-50% leaf fall and again at 90-100% leaf fall. Winter: spray in mid winter.|
|5mL||Spring: spray at first sign of bud movement. Repeat application 7-10 days later.|
|3.25mL||Spray 1 week after petal fall. Repeat 7-10 days later. These sprays control the high leaf population of the bacteria in mid to late spring.|
|Avocados||Anthracnose, cercospora spot, sooty blotch||5mL||Spray every 4 weeks from the end of flowering to harvest. During extended wet weather spray every 14 days.|
|Cherries||Shot hole||5mL||Spray when buds are opening but before and within one week of bud opening.|
|Bacterial gummosis / canker||6.25mL||Autumn: spray at 25-50% leaf fall. Apply again at 90-100% leaf fall.
Winter: spray in mid winter.
Spring: spray at first sign of bud movement.
|3.25mL||Spray 1 week after petal fall. Repeat application 7-10 days later. These sprays control the high leaf population of the bacteria in mid to late spring.|
|Grape vines||Downy mildew, powdery mildew||5mL||Spray when shoots are 10cm long and repeat at 10 to 14 day intervals or as necessary while weather conditions favour infection. Leaf damage may occur on copper-sensitive varieties.|
|Lychees||Lychee pepper spot||5mL||Spray every 4 weeks from the end of flowering to harvest. During extended wet weather, spray every 14 days.|
|Macadamia||Husk spot||5mL||Good spray penetration of foliage is essential. Apply from nut set (late Sept) to Dec. Apply at least 3 sprays at 3-4 week intervals.|
|Anthracnose||Good coverage inside the tree is essential. Spray from early summer to May at monthly intervals.|
|Pink limb blight||Good coverage of infected limbs from early summer to May at monthly intervals.|
|Mangoes||Anthracnose||7.5mL||Spray every 4 weeks from end of flowering to harvest. During extended wet weather spray every 14 days. Use in rotation with other fungicides.|
|Bacterial black spot||5mL||Spray at 2-4 week intervals from just after fruit set until harvest.|
|Nectarines, Peaches, Plums, Almonds||Shot hole||5mL||Spray when buds are swelling but before and within one week of bud opening.|
|Leaf curl||Correct timing is critical for effective control. Spray when buds are swelling but before and within one week of bud opening. Where leaf curl is likely to be a severe problem based on previous experience, spray first in autumn at leaf fall and then at the first sign of bud swell and repeat one week later.|
|Pears||Black spot (scab)||5mL||Spray at green tip before tips are 1cm.|
|Strawberries||Leaf spot, grey mould||5mL||Spray when plants are established and repeat every 7-10 days. Discontinue if reddening of leaf veins occurs or new growth is inhibited.|
|Avocados, Bananas, Citrus, Kiwifruit, Lychees, Nectarines, Peaches, Plums, Almonds, Passionfruit, Tropical fruit, Macadamia, Pecans||Phytophthora stem canker||250mL/L water, or water based paint||Mix thoroughly. Apply only to stems of trees where cankers appear, after removing dead tissue. Repeat applications up to a maximum of 5 per season until natural healing has commenced. If applied mixed with water-based paint, one or two treatments per season may be all that’s required.|
Store in the tightly closed, original container in a cool, dry place safely out of reach of children and away from foodstuffs. DO NOT store in direct sunlight. Dispose of the product only by using on crops according to the label or at an approved landfill. Rinse the empty container into a sprayer and spray the rinsate onto a suitable crop. Puncture and recycle or dispose of safely with domestic rubbish or bury in a licensed landfill. DO NOT use the empty container for storing any other chemicals.
NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE, OR IN ANY MANNER, CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED
This material is ecotoxic to aquatic life, is a contact sensitiser and repeated oral exposure at high doses may be harmful to human target organs and systems.
Keep out of reach of children. May irritate the eyes and skin. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and inhalation of spray mist. Wear protective gloves and eye protection when mixing or using. Wash hands and exposed skin thoroughly after use. DO NOT allow pets and children to enter treated areas until spray has dried. DO NOT allow chemical containers or spray to contaminate any water supply, drains, sewers, streams or ponds. DO NOT allow spray to drift onto the aquatic environment or outside the target area.
If swallowed DO NOT induce vomiting. For advice, contact the National Poisons Centre 0800 POISON (0800 764 766) or a doctor immediately. If skin or hair contact occurs, remove the contaminated clothing and flush the skin and hair with running water. If splashed in the eyes, wash out immediately with running water for at least 15 minutes and seek medical attention. If inhalation of the spray mist causes irritation of the nose or throat, remove to fresh air. Seek medical attention if irritation continues or breathing difficulty develops.
In an emergency only, call 0800 220 770 (ALL HOURS)