The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
in plant protection, a yellow powder of elemental sulfur used to combat fungal diseases of plants, as well as herbivorous mites and ticks. Ground sulfur is also used in the preparation of a lime-sulfur decoction.
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