Dithane Rainshield

Fungicide

Dithane™ Rainshield fungicide provides broad spectrum disease control and acts on six enzymatic pathways in the fungal cell to inhibit spore germination.

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Benefits

Forty years and counting, Dithane Rainshield fungicide, the world’s most trusted fungicide.

Yield

Protect crop yields by managing damaging diseases in a variety of crops.

Economics

Rapid control of numerous diseases at an economical price.

Resistance management

Unique multi-site activity explains why no fungal resistance has developed in over 40 years of use.

Rotation option

Contact control provides a rotation option from systemic fungicides in wheat, lentils and potatoes.


Crops

Below lists the crops that Dithane Rainshield fungicide can be used on.

Alfalfa

Alfalfa, For Seed (Medicago sativa ssp. sativa)

Apple

Ash

Ash (Fraxinus spp.)

Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe (Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis)

Carrot

Carrot (Daucus carota ssp. sativus)

Celeriac Celery Root

Celeriac Celery Root

Cucumber

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus var. sativus)

Fir

Fir, Douglas, Release (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Fir, Douglas (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Ginseng

Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)

Grape

Grape (Vitis spp.)

Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.)

Oak

Oak (Quercus spp.)

Onion

Onion (Allium spp.)

Potato

Potato (Solanum tuberosum ssp. Tuberosum)

Pumpkin

Squash

Squash (Cucurbita spp.)

Tobacco

Tobacco (Nicotiana tobacum)

Tomato

Tomato (Lycopsersicon esculentum)

Vegetables

Vegetables, Cucurbit (Cucurbitaceae)

Watermelon

Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)

Wheat

Wheat (Triticum spp.)


Technical Specifications

  • Application Method
    Aerial
    Ground
  • Approved Use
    Refer to the Dithane Rainshield label for complete use instructions.
    Refer to the Controlled Disease list for the full list of diseases.
  • Rates
    • Alfalfa: 0.59 kg/ac
    • Lentils: 0.9 kg/ac
    • Potatoes: 0.45-0.9 kg/ac (start with low rate, increase to maximum rate as foliage develops)
    • Wheat: 0.45 kg/ac (early spray), 0.9 kg/ac (late spray)
    • Water volume: 18 L/ac (aircraft), 45-80 L/ac (ground), and 324 L/ac (sugar beets)
    • Pressure: 345 kPa
    • Nozzles: Hollow cones or flat fan recommended
  • Application Timing
    For Alfalfa (seed production only), Lentils, Potatoes, Wheat

    • Lentils: First application before flower when bud formation is evident. Second application 10 to 12 days after first application, but before rows close in to and form a dense canopy. If conditions for disease persist, a third application may be applied 10 to 14 days later.
    • Potatoes: When plants are 10 to 15 cm tall; repeat at 7 to 10 day intervals.
    • Wheat: 2-leaf to 3-leaf (early application), 2 tillers to fully headed (late application).

    Rainfast: 2 Hours
  • Crop Rotation
    No restrictions.
  • Mixing Instructions
    For Alfalfa (seed production only), Lentils, Potatoes, Wheat

    Ground
    1) Pour Dithane Rainshield slowly into filled spray tank while the agitator is running.
    2) Completely fill tank with water.
    3) After Dithane Rainshield has been mixed into a suspension, add other co-applied pesticides, growth regulators, micronutrients or spray adjuvants.
    Aerial
    1) Premix Dithane Rainshield thoroughly in a nurse tank.
    2) Fill spray hopper to the desired final water volume.
    3) Add slurry from Step 1 to spray hopper.
    4) Top off hopper to desired final water volume.
  • Herbicide Group

    Group M3

  • Grazing

    Do not graze treated crops or cut for hay.

  • Tank Mixes

    Soybeans

    For surface preplant and preemergent applications, Broadstrike RC can be tank mixed with many soybean herbicides such as:

    • Boundary

    • Dual II Magnum

    • Enlist Duo(6)

    • VP480

    • Other straight glyphosate products

    Corn

    Broadstrike RC can be applied from preplant incorporated to late post. For crop timing, follow the most restrictive label. Options include:

    • Dual II Magnum

    • Atrazine

    • Enlist Duo(6)

    • VP480

    • Other straight glyphosate products


Resources

For more information, download the full label for
Dithane Rainshield Fungicide Label
Fongicide Dithane Rainshield étiquette principale

Download MSDS
Dithane Rainshield Fungicide MSDS
Fongicide Dithane Rainshield fiche signalétique

Before use and for complete product information, please read and follow label directions.