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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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dusting, a vineyard practice designed to apply agrochemicals in dry powder form. Typical of such operations is the application of finely ground elemental sulfur dust to control the fungal disease powdery mildew. Most vineyard agrochemicals are applied as a liquid formulation with water as the carrier, and applied by spraying.