Prabhat copper sulphate enriches the soil and provides an essential nutrient to growing plants. When soil is copper-deficient, young plants may develop chlorosis, a condition in which leaves yellow due to lack of chlorophyll. Copper deficiencies can also cause stunted or atypical growth; young plants in very nutrient-deficient soil may simply die. Wilting, lack of flowers and reduced fruit harvest are all likely effects of copper-deficient soil. It prevents these problems.
It has anti-fungal properties, and is a key ingredient in some commercial fungicides for farm and garden. The effect of such a fungicide is prevention or reduction of fungal infections that can disease or destroy the plant.
In fruiting plants, copper affects the sugar content and flavor of the fruits produced. The effects are most pronounced in blueberry, tomato, watermelon, onion, parsnip, lettuce, beet, carrot, cabbage, eggplant, and celery and spinach plants.