Dosage: 1.5- 2 gm/L
Kavach contains Chlorothalonil is a broad spectrum contact fungicide and is highly effective against Anthracnose. Fruit Rots, Tikka disease, Early and Late Blight on various crops. Gives outstanding results when used prophylactically.It is ideal as an alternate round with systemic fungicides like Ridomil Gold controlling oomycetes.
Mode of action:
Chlorothalonil is a multi-site inhibitor affecting various enzymes and other metabolic processes in fungi. It inhibits spore germination, and is toxic to fungal cell membranes.
It is used to control tikka leaf spot and rust of groundnut and early and late blight of potato, scab of apple, anthracnose, etc.
Precautions: Follow normal precautions – keep away from food stuff containers and animal food; avoid contact with mouth, eyes and skin; avoid inhalation of the spray mist; spray in the direction of wind; wash thoroughly the contaminated cloths and parts of body after spraying; do not smoke, drink, eat or chew while mixing and spraying; and wear full protective clothing while mixing and spraying.