Propamocarb is considered a carbamate fungicide, however, it is not a methyl carbamate anddoes not inhibit cholinesterase. Propamocarb is a specific fungicide with specific activity against several Oomycete species which cause seed, seedling, root and stem rots and foliar diseases in many edible crops and ornamental plants. The mode of of action is different compared to other Oomycete fungicides, which provides for efficacy against strains that have developed resistance to other fungicides. Crops include potatoes, turf, and ornamentals.