Evaluation of the efficacy of Metalosate Copper on infections by Lasiodiplodia theobromae, causal agent of arm dead vine under controlled conditions

Apr-June 2015 – Efficacy study to compare various rates of Metalosate Copper with commercial fungicides in the reduction of vine dead arm in Grapes. All treatments reduced the infection over the untreated control. Increasing rates of Metalosate Copper showed greater reduction, and the addition of Metalosate Boron with higher rate of Metalosate Copper as preventative showed the greatest reduction of infection