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[mass noun] An insecticide and fungicide containing calcium polysulphides, made by boiling lime and sulphur in water.
- ‘Spray affected plants with sulfur or lime sulfur to control these pests.’
- ‘In early spring before growth begins, spray a combination of dormant oil and lime sulfur.’
- ‘After pruning but before flowers and leaves appear, spray fruit trees with a mixture of dormant oil and lime sulfur or oil and copper.’
- ‘For peach leaf curl on peach and nectarine trees, spray with lime sulfur after leaves fall.’
- ‘To control peach blight and peach leaf curl, spray with lime sulfur mixed with dormant oil after leaves have dropped; repeat in January or early February.’
- ‘Next spring, before new growth starts, spray the plant with copper fungicide or lime sulfur as a preventative.’
- ‘You should begin by applying a fungicide product containing Bacillus subtilis, jojoba oil, sulfur or lime sulfur when the initial white patches are observed.’
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