Crop Protection Fungicides Vegetables

Chlorothalonil (Bravo/Echo) Use Changes for Vegetable Growers

Pull behind type field sprayer spraying pesticides in an onion field

This past year PMRA released the final decision on the re-evaluation of chlorothalonil products such as Bravo and Echo. Below is a summary table for the final use changes from the PMRA decision. Label changes will take effect as soon as amended labels are published by the PMRA and no later than May 10, 2020.

A printable and accessible version is also available.

Legend
1 REI: Restricted entry interval.
2 Previous 48 hour REI for vegetable crops was derived
from registrant technical information
New additional to labelIncrease in REI 1
(compared to 48 hours) 2
Reduction in the number of
applications permitted
Decrease in REI
(compared to 48 hours)

Summary of Vegetable Crop Use Changes

CropApplication Rate (kg a.i./ha)Number of ApplicationsRetreatment Interval (days)ActivityREI
(days)
Asparagus1.2
(dry flowable)
1.7 (solution)
314Scouting4
All other activities0.5
Cabbage2.427Scouting, thinning2
Hand weeding1
All other activities0.5
Carrot1.677Hand harvesting22
Scouting7
All other activities0.5
Celery, field223All activities0.5
Celery seedbeds (greenhouse)1.41N/AAll activities0.5
Cole crops:
Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower
2.41N/ATopping
(Brussels sprouts)
5
Scouting5
All other activities0.5
Corn, sweet1.6210Hand harvesting18
Mechanical harvesting14
Scouting1
All other activities0.5
Cucurbit vegetables
(Cantaloupe, muskmelon, honeydew, squash, pumpkin, watermelon, cucumber)
2.427All activities0.5
Onion (dry bulb)2.427Hand weeding6
Scouting1
All other activities0.5
Onion (green bunching)2.427Hand weeding6
Scouting1
All other activities0.5
Parsnip1.477Hand harvesting21
Scouting5
All other activities0.5
Pea, dry1.5210Scouting1
All other activities0.5
Potato (seed)1.237Handset irrigation23
Roguing19
Scouting3
All other activities0.5
Potato (table)1.237Handset irrigation23
Scouting3
All other activities0.5
Tomato
(not grown for processing)
2.4
and
1.2
2
(total)
14
(for applications at 2.4 kg a.i./ha)

8
(for applications at 1.2 kg a.i./ha)
All activities0.5
Tomato
(grown for processing)
2.4
and
1.2
9
(2 applications at 2.4 kg a.i./ha
and
7 applications at 1.2 kga.i./ha)
14
(for applications at 2.4 kg a.i./ha)

8
(for applications at 1.2 kg a.i./ha)
Scouting7
All other activities0.5

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