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Blue Shield
Blue Shield

Blue Shield® DF Copper Fungicide

Blue Shield is a well-established copper hydroxide fungicide for the protection of dozens of fruit, nut and vegetable crops against many different fungal infections. Just as a few examples, Blue Shield protects against black rot, peppery leaf spot, ring spot and downy mildew in brassicas; black spot in apples, pears and citrus fruit; and anthracnose and bacterial black spot in mangoes.

  • At a glance

  • Crop Suitability

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Product Type
Fungicide
Active Ingredient
Copper present as hydroxide 500 g/kg
Formulation Type
Water dispersable granule (WG)
Pack Size
10 Kg
Chemical Group
M2
CROP DISEASE STATE
Almonds Leaf curl, Shothole
All States
Apples Black spot All States
Apricots

Shothole, Freckle

Bacterial canker

All States

NSW, Vic, Tas, SA, WA only

Avocados

Anthracnose

Phytophthora stem canker

All States

Qld, NSW, WA only

Bananas

Cercospora leaf spot

Phytophthora stem canker

Qld, NSW, WA only

NSW, WA only

Beans Common blight, Bacterial brown spot, Halo blight, Rust, Chocolate spot All States
Brassicas Black rot, Peppery leaf spot, Ring spot, Downy mildew All States
Capsicums Bacterial spot, Bacterial canker All States
Carrots Leaf spot All States
Celery

Leaf spot

Bacterial soft rot

All States

All States except Vic

Cherries

Shothole, Freckle

Bacterial canker / Gummosis

All States

NSW, Vic, Tas, SA, WA only

Citrus

Black spot, Melanose

Smoky blotch, Scab

 

Phytophthora stem canker

All States

All States exept NSW, Vic, SA

Qld, NSW only

Cucurbits Angular leaf spot, Bacterial leaf spot All States
Faba beans Rust, Chocolate spot All States
Grapevines Downy mildew All States
Kiwifruit

Phytophthora stem canker

Qld, NSW, WA only
Lettuce Downy mildew, Bacterial leaf spot, Anthracnose

All States

Lychees

Parasitic algae

Phytophthora stem canker

Qld and NSW only

Qld, NSW, WA only

Macadamias

Husk spot, Anthracnose, Pink limb blight

Phytophthora stem canker

Qld, NSW, NT only

Qld, WA only

Mangoes

Anthracnose, Bacterial black spot

Qld, NSW, SA, WA, NT only

Nectarines

Leaf curl, Shothole

Phytophthora stem canker

All States

Qld, NSW, WA only

Onions Downy mildew All States
Parsnips Leaf spots Vic, SA, WA only
Passionfruit Phytophthora stem canker Qld, NSW, WA only
Peaches

Leaf curl, Shothole

Phytophthora stem canker

All States

Qld, NSW, WA only

Pears Black spot (scab) All States
Peas  Ascochyta blight, Bacterial blight All States
Pecans Phytophthora stem canker Qld, NSW, NT only
Plums

Shothole,

Phytophthora stem canker

All States

Qld, NSW, WA only

Potatoes Target spot (early blight), Irish blight (late blight) All States
Red Beet Downy mildew, Rust All States
Rhubarb Crown rot, Downy mildew All States
Silver Beet Downy mildew All States
Spinach Downy mildew All States
Strawberries Leaf spot, Grey mould Vic, Tas, SA, WA only
Tobacco seed beds

Wildfire, Angular leaf spot

Algae

Qld, NSW, Vic, WA only

Qld, WA only

Tomatoes Target spot (early blight), Septoria leaf spot, Bacterial spot, Bacterial speck, Bacterial canker, Irish blight (late blight)
All States
Tropical fruit (other)
Phytophthora stem canker
Qld, NSW, WA only
Walnuts Walnut blight
All States

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