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Using Copper Fungicide to Control Vine Crop Diseases Organically


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Available in liquid or dust form from nurseries, garden centers and online, Copper is a natural fungicide and will control a wide variety of diseases on vine crops such as melons and cucumbers in addition to potatoes, tomatoes and roses. Specifically, Copper is effective against leaf spot, anthracnose, black spot on roses and tomatoes as well as downy and powdery mildew.

Copper can even be combined with rotenone and used as an insecticide.
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