What does bordeaux mixture mean?

bordeaux mixture meaning in General Dictionary

A fungicidal combination made up of blue vitriol lime and water The formula in common use is blue vitriol 6 lbs lime 4 lbs liquid 35 50 gallons

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  • antifungal agent composed of a remedy of copper sulphate and quicklime

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.

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