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Potato-Spraying Time. July is the critical month for potato growers. It is then that the spores of Phytophthoru Iiitcslans—which, being inter preted, is potato disease and is quite as horrible as it sounds—float unseen in the air, seeking a resting-place on the potato leaves which have caused such pride. The weather, says an expert, is an important factor in the development of thdisease. Dull, muggy weather is especially suitable for the growth and spreading of this fjngus and as no place is immune from attack it is of utmost importance that effective preventive measures be taken at once. The disease is incurable but can be prevented by spraying quite early in July and repeating the operation in middle July. If the weather is showery a third spraying is advisblé towards the end of July. The spray fluid recommended by the Food Production Department is Bordeaux mixture. If you have the facilities—including several vessels, sufficient room, and a gift for mathe- matical precision in mixing—and can procure ingredients of suitable quality and purity, and if you care to take the risk of turning out an inexact combination and so scorching your plants, you may make Bordeaux mixture your- self. But if you conclude that discretion is the' better part of valour* you will buy a guaranteed paste Bordeaux mixture like j Bergercide.

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