Cuprablau Z 50 WP

Preventive, contact fungicide/bactericide
 
Formulation: Wettable Powder (WP)
Contains: 500 g/kg Copper (Cu) from Copper Oxychloride (COC)

Properties and mode of action

Cuprablau Z 50 WP is a preventive contact fungicide/bactericide used to control diseases of most important agricultural crops. Due to its properties it is suitable for integrated and organic plant protecti

Use

MAJOR USES:
  • On the vine for the production of wine and table grapes for control of downy mildew of grapes (Plasmopara viticola) at a dose of 2 kg/ha at water consumption from 350 - 700 L/ha in 7 to 10 day intervals. Advisable to use at phenological growth stages from the end of flowering onward (from BBCH 70 onward). Last application is carried out in accordance with the pre-harvest interval. The product can be applied on the same field up to three times a year.
  • On pome fruit trees to control scab (Venturia spp.) at a dose of 2 kg/ha at a water consumption of 350 - 700 L/ha at 7 to 10 days interval. Advisable to use in the phenological growth stage from the mouse-ear stage to the stage when the inflorescences are in the balloon stage (BBCH 54 - 59). The product can be applied on the same field up to three times a year.
Phytotoxicity
Product used in recommended doses and in optimal application time in mentioned crops is not phytotoxic. The signs of phytotoxicity can occur in case of rainy and cold weather (air temperature below 8°C).
 
PHI - Pre harvest interval (waiting period)
Vine 21 days; pome fruits PHI is ensured with the time of use.
 
MINOR USES:
  • In peas and beans (fresh, with pods or without pods) to control bean rust (Uromyces appendiculatus) and anthracnose of beans (Colletotrichum Iindemuthianum) at a dose of 0.8 - 1.5 kg/ha at a water consumption from 350 to 700 L/ha. Application should be done from the onset of the infection until the harvest taking into account pre harvest interval. The product can be applied up to three times a year on the same field.
  • On olives to control the olive peacock spot (Cycloconium oleaginum) at a dose of 1.4 kg/ha at a water consumption of 350 - 700 L/ha, at 7 to10 days interval. Application is carried out in spring after winter pruning of olive tree, before the onset of spring rain, but prior to flowering of olive trees (BBCH 00 - 60) and from the growth stage when the fruit reaches 50 % of the size -lignification to the stage when the coloring increase (BBCH 75 - 85), or after harvesting the olives (from BBCH 90 onwards). The product can be applied on the same field up to three times a year.
  • On tree nuts (walnut, hazelnut) to control walnut/hazelnut black spot disease (Xanthomonas campestris) at the dose of 2.4 kg/ha at a water consumption of 350 - 700 L/ha. Application is carried out in the spring after the winter pruning in the time of budding (before flowering) and in autumn after harvesting, when all leaves are fallen. The product can be applied on the same field up to three times a year.
Phytotoxicity
Product used in recommended doses and in optimal application time in mentioned crops is not phytotoxic. The signs of phytotoxicity can occur in case of rainy and cold weather (air temperature below 8°C).
 
PHI - Pre harvest interval (waiting period)
Olives 14 days; peas and beans 3 days; walnut and hazelnut PHI is ensured with the time of use.
 
REI – Re-entry interval
Workers are allowed to enter on treated surface when the spray mixture is dry.
 
Preparation of the product for use
Fill the spray tank with one-quarter of the necessary quantity of water. While stirring continuously, add a measured quantity of the product. Fill the spray tank with the rest of water and stir until the use of spray mixture. Application must be done in calm, windless weather to avoid spray drift. Remains of the spray mixture is diluted with water in a ratio of 1:10 and sprayed on already sprayed surface.
 
Worker exposure control
When handling with concentrated mixture, mixing and loading the tank personal protective equipment is mandatory. During the spraying with tractor mounted sprayer, gloves, protective clothing, protective boots and eye/skin protection is mandatory. In contact with sprayed plants personal protective equipment is mandatory to use (long pants, long sleeve shirts).
 
Mixing (compatibility):
Cuprablau Z 50 WP is compatible with most commonly used fungicides and fertilizers. However, the fungicide cannot be mixed with pesticides that cause an acid pH reaction.
 
Environmental exposure controls (Buffer zone)
During the application, it is necessary to prevent contamination of the watercourses, wells, lakes and springs in order to comply with water protection regulation. For the safety of aquatic organisms, treatment of nuts an unsprayed buffer zone of 50 m wide from the border of water bank 1st and 2nd order, should be considered. For the safety of aquatic organisms, treatment of pome fruits and olives an unsprayed buffer zone of 40 m wide from the border of water bank 1st and 2nd order, should be considered. For the safety of aquatic organisms, treatment of vine, beans and peas an unsprayed buffer zone of 20 m width from the border of water bank 1st and 2nd order should be considered.

WARNING
Cuprablau Z 50 WP can only be used outdoors. When using Cuprablau Z 50 WP or other copper-based products, the number of applications may be reduced, so that annual quantity of pure copper on the same field does not exceed 4 kg of pure copper per ha.
 
MAXIMUM RESIDUE LEVELS
Maximum residue levels for copper active ingredients are in accordance with the Regulation (EC) No. 396/2005 of the European parliament and of the Council of 23th February 2005 on the maximum levels of pesticide residues in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin and amending Council Directive 91/414/EEC.
 
Purchasing of Cuprablau Z 50 WP is possible when passing an examination of phytomedicine and presenting a certificate of knowledge issued by an authorized provider.
 
Listed information has been approved by the competent authority in Slovenia.

Technical Informations

Safety Data Sheet