copper oleate

copper oleate

[′käp·ər ′ō·lē‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
Cu[OOC(CH2)7CH=CH-(CH2)7CH3]2 A green-blue liquid, used as a fungicide for fruits and vegetables.
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Copper oleates are ineffective; they don't contain enough copper to kill all of the Taphrina fungus.