Technical Name Zineb 75% WP
It is a broad-spectrum fungicide with protective action. The product is fungi toxic when exposed to air. It is converted to an isothiocyanate, which inactivates the sulphahydral (SH) groups in enzymes of fungi. Sometimes the metals are exchanged between Zineb and enzymes of fungi, thus causing a disturbance in fungal enzyme functioning.
For better disease management, it is always advisable to remember the maxim – PREVENTION IS ALWAYS BETTER THAN CURE.
Generally, the sprays of 'Winner Z-78 should start before the appearance of the disease or at disease initiation. Repeat the. applications at 7-12 days intervals depending on climatic conditions and disease severity. The general recommendations on various crops are given below. The general application rate for the foliar spray is 200-250 grams Per 100 liter of Water. Water Volume ranges between 500 to 1000 liter per hectare based on crop type and crop stage. It is advised that the user must read the label and leaflet attached to the container for details or follow local recommendations.
It is compatible with commonly used pesticides. It is not compatible with lime sulphur and Bordeaux mixture or alkaline solutions.