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copper sulphate

copper sulphate (GB)
sulfato de cobre (ES)
sulfate de cuivre (F)
sulfato de cobre (PO)
solfato rameico (I)
koper sulfaat (N)

A copper-sulfur compound (old name is copper vitriol), which presents itself as a powder made of transparent blue crystals; without water, this is white powder. It is - often in combination with copper citrate and silver chloride - to eliminate wine defects sulfurous off and Käseln (since the substance is undesirable in wine, it is replaced by silica sol away). The chemical was previously used extensively for pest control in vines, potato plants and fruit trees. It also serves to drain water alcohol,

Copper sulfate powder white = dry, blue = after adding water

Copper sulfate is also part of the Bordeaux mixture, which used to be the main remedy for fungal diseases like the wrong ones mildew was used. Today it is increasingly synthetic fungicides replaced. In some countries like Germany, copper sulfate is now considered Pesticides forbidden because many floors have been used for decades due to excessive use with those that are harmful to health copper were overly enriched. See also under Means in winemaking,

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