lime-sulfur


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lime-sulfur,

mixture of calcium polysulfides formed by reacting (e.g., by boiling) calcium hydroxide (slaked lime) with sulfur. It is used as an insecticide and fungicide.
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3% Brazil Chemical Industry Ltd 8) Lime-sulfur sulfur 20% + * mixture quicklime 10% (Polito, 2000) 9) Lorsban 480 chlorpyrifos Dow AgroSciences CE[R] 480g.
Sprays can help (including the traditional sulfur or lime-sulfur applied just as buds swell) just after bloom, and again three weeks later; or try weekly sprays of a mixture of I tablespoon each of baking soda and soybean oil per gallon of water.