Sentence Examples with the word bordeaux mixture

The means of mitigating the damage done by this disease are (i) the selection of varieties found to resist its attacks; (2) the collection and destruction of diseased tubers so that none are left in the soil to become a menace to future crops; (3) care that no tubers showing traces of the disease are planted; (4) spraying with Bordeaux mixture at intervals from midsummer onwards.

As a preventive repeated spraying with dilute Bordeaux mixture is recommended, during the flowering season and early development of the fruit.