Preparation and use of Bordeaux mixture

Today, the use of fungicides in agriculture has become a necessity.Because of the large number of fungal diseases farmers have to lead the battle for the harvest pests and plant diseases.The most affordable and effective medication is a Bordeaux mixture.

To make this drug is used common building lime and copper sulfate.Means marketed in cardboard boxes, and each pack comprises five paper indicators needed for solution.Form release agents - packing weighing 600 and 900 grams.

Application of Bordeaux mixture associated with the preparation of the same name by diluting liquid with water.The resulting solution is used for the treatment of fruit trees (against scab spot), grapes (to combat mildew).

Spraying with Bordeaux mixture begin to produce in early spring, before leafing.For this purpose, a 3% solution of the drug.Before use of the prepared solution was filtered with a gauze cloth - in order to avoid clogging the spray gun.

possible use of facilities and during the growing season.Thus prepared 1

% solution of the drug.Ready to plant material to be processed no later than one hour.

preparation of Bordeaux mixture is sold in two bags: blue (bluestone) and white (lime).Both packages must be carefully opened and emptied into various containers (not metal).For copper sulphate add a small amount of warm water.Then, to add more liquid, bringing the solution to 5 liters.

In another container in the same manner, a solution of lime from the water at room temperature.Cooked slowly bluestone, a thin stream, pour in the lime.The two solutions at the time of the connection must be cold.

In order to check whether the Bordeaux mixture is ready, offers instruction mix the resulting solution with a metal object.If copper is deposited on the metal coating, it is necessary to increase the concentration of lime in the solution.

When growing a large number of vegetables can not do without a tool such as Bordeaux mixture.For cucumbers necessary to prepare a preparation with a reduced concentration of the active substance (0.5-0.75%).Because of this, the treated plants during the growing season, you can eat the fruit.

Thus, the correct application of Bordeaux mixture will help to get rid of fungal diseases and maintain the plant.It should be remembered for mandatory compliance with the proportions of preparing the treatment solution.Otherwise, the use of highly concentrated preparation will result in damage to the root system of the plant and its destruction.To avoid this, do not forget to check the acidity of the solution with the help of test indicators that are included.Neglect of these rules will deprive you of much-anticipated harvest.