How To Use Captan Fungicide


Can I use captan on tomatoes?

Answer: The Bonide Captan Fungicide is not labeled to be applied to Tomatoes so we cannot recommend it for this use.

Can you use too much fungicide?

All garden fungicides come with specific directions. Using too much is just as harmful as not using enough. Some people prefer to avoid the chemicals completely and opt for natural fungicides. Even when using a natural fungicide, you will still need to follow the directions carefully.

Does Captan prevent damping off?

CAPTAN FUNGICIDE IS A MICROFINE WETTABLE POWDER FOR USE IN WATER AS A SPRAY FOR THE CONTROL OF CERTAIN FUNGUS DISEASES OF TURF, FRUIT, AND ORNAMENTAL CROPS, AND AS A VEGETABLE SEED TREATMENT FOR THE CONTROL OF CERTAIN SEED ROTS AND DAMPING-OFF DISEASES.

Is Captan systemic or contact fungicide?

It can be toxic to many different fungal diseases. Captan is non-systemic, which means it is not expected to move through plants.

Can a plant recover from damping off?

There is no cure for damping off, once it occurs. The tiny seedlings die so quickly, you probably would not have time to help them if you could. That’s why it is important to try and avoid the problem altogether, with the following prevention practices. Damping off spreads rapidly.

Which fungicide is good for plants?

Pyrethrin leaves that come from the painted daisy flower are widely used in commercial fungicide for plants. Grow your own painted daisies and use the flowers as a fungicide for plants. Dry the flower heads, then grind them or soak overnight in 1/8 cup (29.5 mL) of alcohol.

What is the meaning of captan?

Definition of captan

: a fungicide C9H8Cl3NO2S used on agricultural crops.

Is captan harmful to bees?

A few fungicides, such as captan and mancozeb (e.g., Captan, Manzate), have insecticidal properties and can kill bees on contact. Other fungicides harm bees in more subtle ways.

When Should I spray my Captan?

Apply first spray when green tissue begins to show but before shoots are 1 inch long and repeat application when shoots are 6 to 8 inches long. Do not apply more than 24 lbs. of Captan 50 Wettable Powder per acre per crop cycle. May be applied up to day of harvest.

Can you apply fungicide to wet plants?

Let’s take the question about applying a fungicide before it rains first. The short answer is that it is usually best to apply a fungicide before it rains. Why? Because rain causes leaf surfaces to be wet, a requirement for most foliar diseases, and rain may splash spores from leaf to leaf and from plant to plant.

Can captan be used on vegetables?

Captan was registered by the EPA in 1951. It is used for agriculture and residential applications on fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants. Captan improves the appearance of fruit.

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