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Table 3 Different groups and their uses are discussed as follows

From: Identification of plant diseases and distinct approaches for their management

Chemical name Group Uses and mode of action References
Azoxystrobin Fungicide Effective against powdery and downy mildews fungus Nilsson (1995)
Acibenzolar-S-methyl Fungicide Used for Crops and vegetables Nilsson (1995)
Blight ban Bactericide Supress the growth of the fire blight and frost forming bacteria on plant surface Pothier et al. (2011)
Avermectin Nematicide Improves plants thermal stability and has greater water solubility Bargabus et al. (2002)
Carbendazim Fungicide Controls mould, spot, mildew and scorch. It affects the biosynthesis of the DNA during the process of the fungal cell division Garnsey and Cambra (1991)
Allyl isothicyanate Nematicide Broad spectrum in nature widely effective against numerous soil-borne pathogens Bargabus et al. (2002)
Cephalosporins Bactericide Inhibit cell wall synthesis of pathogens Pothier et al. (2011)
Difenoconazole Fungicide Inhibits the cell membrane ergosterol biosynthesis and prevents the development of the fungus Nilsson (1995)
Vancomycin Bactericide It inhibits trans peptidase synthesis which further prevents elongation consequently destroys the pathogen Pothier et al. (2011)
Cyanogen Nematicide Kills plant parasites Kollerova et al. (2008)
Myclozolin Fungicide Prevents the growth of the pathogens Bargabus et al. (2002)
Metronidazole Bactericide Break the DNA strands and results in loss of helical structure of the infectious organism present over plant surface Nilsson (1995)
Diamidafos Nematicide Organophosphate in nature and thus inhibits the acetylcholine esterase synthesis which is required for the normal functioning of a plant Kollerova et al. (2008)
Telithromycin Bactericide Interferes with the protein synthesis of the bacteria and prevents its growth Bargabus et al. (2002)