Definition of captan in English:
A synthetic fungicide derived from a mercaptan.
- Examples of fungicides include captan, maneb, zeneb, dinocap, folpet, pentachlorphenol, methyl bromide, carbon bisulfide, and chlorothalonil (Bravo).
- The seed treatment fungicides with the highest toxicity level to Rhizobium inoculants are captan and thiram.
- Although captan and thiram are beneficial in suppressing leather rot, they will not provide adequate control if an epidemic develops.
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