Bordeaux mixture


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Bordeaux mixture

n.
A mixture of copper sulfate, lime, and water that is sprayed as a fungicide on trees and plants.

[Translation of French bouillie bordelaise : bouillie, gruel, mixture + bordelaise, of Bordeaux.]

Bordeaux mixture

n
(Botany) horticulture a fungicide consisting of a solution of equal quantities of copper sulphate and quicklime
[C19: loose translation of French bouillie bordelaise, from bouillir to boil + bordelais of Bordeaux]

Bordeaux′ mix`ture


n.
a fungicide consisting of a mixture of copper sulfate, lime, and water.
[1890–95; translation of French bouillie bordelaise]

Bordeaux mixture

A fungicide for plant diseases that was made from cupric sulfate, calcium oxide, and water.
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Noun1.Bordeaux mixture - antifungal agent consisting of a solution of copper sulphate and quicklime
antifungal, antifungal agent, antimycotic, antimycotic agent, fungicide - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
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Tenders are invited for Application of the bordeaux mixture (also called bordomix) used as a fungicide in garden, tree plantation to prevent infestation of downy mildew, powdery mildew and other fungi.
Make arrangement for light irrigation of small gardens and apply Bordeaux mixture with stems of the plants.
During the mid-19th century, it was discovered that many of these pests could be controlled by exposing them to poisons such as Paris green, hellebore, Bordeaux mixture and arsenate of lead.
Metalaxyl MZ, Alliete, Carbendazim, Mancozeb, Bordeaux mixture and Avatar were tested at three different concentrations 0.
It can be prevented by spraying with a copper-based fungicide, Bordeaux mixture, before symptoms first appear and repeating the treatment every two weeks.
PINCH out tomato shoots and prevent blight in both tomatoes and potatoes by spraying with Bordeaux mixture.
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You can spray with a copper fungicide in late winter and with Bordeaux mixture when the buds begin to swell.
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.
The 'Saturn' peach has been bred to be highly resistant to bacterial canker, but in rainy climates, such as the Pacific Northwest, it needs protection from peach leaf curl, which can be prevented with a single spray of Bordeaux mixture, a cop per-based fungicide available from many organic suppliers.