Bordeaux mixture

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antifungal agent consisting of a solution of copper sulphate and quicklime

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The standard garden remedy for potato blight is Bordeaux mixture, named because it was developed there as a remedy for downy mildew on grapes.
Spray emerging leaves of peach and nectarine trees with a copper fungicide, such as Bordeaux Mixture, to prevent peach leaf curl.
By the middle of the nineteenth century, sulfur had gained a lot of popularity for its fungicidal properties, and its use as a fungicide gradually increased until the fungicidal properties of Bordeaux mixture [4] in the control of mildew of grapes were discovered.
2 percent) and spray bordeaux mixture (1 percent) while in ginger and turmeric, the beds should be drenched with Mancozeb (0.
If the spots are really objectionable, spraying with Bordeaux mixture will control them, but this should not be necessary.
To control brown rot on apricots, spray with a Bordeaux mixture (hydrated lime and copper sulfate) or other fungicide containing copper.
Sale of Bordeaux mixture, a standard spray treatment used until recently -- even by organic gardeners -- is due to be banned from the end of next year.
Dust the crown of the plant with Bordeaux mixture and spray the foliage with a fungicide containing benomyl or thiophanate-methyl.
At the first sign of trouble, spray with either Bordeaux mixture or a fungicide with mancozeb as the active ingredient.