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wettable sulfur

This is created by heating pure, ground sulfur and then crystallizing in cold water. By mixing with water, a homogeneous, sprayable suspension is formed very quickly. So-called wetting agents are added which, when dissolved, reduce the surface tension of liquids so that they can penetrate into the interior of solids more easily. From this derives the name "net sulfur". This is used in the vineyard for preventive control of fungal diseases, especially against scab and real mildew spouted. The thereby on the leaf surfaces of the vines Depositing sulfur particles form through the action of moisture, light and oxygen that, for example, against mites fast-acting sulfur dioxide, See also below sulphurize and sulphurous acid,

wettable sulfur
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