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lime-sulfur

used as an orchard spray and topically as an ectoparasiticide and antifungal in the treatment of skin diseases. Can cause skin irritation in some animals. Called also calcium sulfide, calcium polysulfide, sulfurated lime.
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Depending on various products, the market is segregated as agglomerated lime, calcined lime, hydraulic lime, lime sulfur, quicklime, refractory lime, slaked lime and others.
The overwintering stages of this disease also can be prevented with lime sulfur sprays.
Spray all parts of peach and nectarine trees, from trunk to stem tips, with lime sulfur to control peach leaf curl.
Lime sulfur is also highly effective for this purpose and recommended in vineyards that have had particularly difficult mildew control issues during the previous season.
CONTROL PEACH LEAF CURL On a dry, calm day after leaves have fallen, spray all parts of peach and nectarine trees, from trunk to stem tips, with lime sulfur.
If the vineyard has had a history of persistent powdery mildew infections, lime sulfur can be applied as a dormant spray that will control the overwintering forms of the disease.
Spray for peach leaf curl Zones 7-9, 14-17: In mid- to late February, when buds are beginning to swell but before they open, apply a dormant spray of lime sulfur to prevent peach leaf curl, a fungus that distorts leaves and destroys fruit.
Spray fruit trees After leaves fall by the end of November, spray peach and nectarine trees with lime sulfur (available at nurseries and home improvement stores) to control peach leaf curl.
Spray fruit trees To control peach leaf curl, spray peach and nectarine trees with lime sulfur (available at nurseries and home improvement stores) after leaves fall.
Use lime sulfur, and apply it with a spreader sticker when rain isn't predicted for at least 36 hours.