CHEMICAL, PHYSICAL, AND BIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF HERBICIDES AND PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS -- Continued
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Trade Name and
L D50 (mg/kg)
Biological Information and Remarks
Used mainly for control of algae growths in water.
cupric sulfate penta =
When applied in continuous low doses, controls
pondweed in irrigation canals. When applying in
fish-containing waters, note cautions on rates toler-
ated by different fish species. Potable water has a
copper for aminecomplex,
at least 22
tolerance of 1 ppm of copper. Effectiveness of
copper decreases as water hardness increases. Very
corrosive to plain steel and galvanized pipe. Use 304
copperas; copper sulfate
stainless steel, monel, or plastic. Copper is strongly
adsorbed by clay and humus. It is precipitated on
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