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Alternative Of Urea for Orchids

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Once we learnt to how to produce fertilizers for plants, there was a tremendous sprout in their use. Urea was an early entrant in the list of artificially prepared commercial fertilizer. Though it ... Read More
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FLUORESCENT LIGHTS: Optimum Amount for Seedlings in Flasks

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago 40 watt per square foot at twelve inches distance is abundantly adequate. A74-969 Read More
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SOLAR RADIATION: U.S. Cities Table

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Three-year average solar radiation square feet of horizontal surface for peak summer months; about 70 cities listed; highest radiation is in Phoenix with 200; lowest is Caribou, ME. at 115. (RMH) Read More
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PETAL BLIGHT: Botrytis cinerea

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago It is confined to older flowers during cold damp weather; it is most common on various genera; small, circular spots often bordered by a delicate rim of pink; the imperfect stage Botrytis cinerea i... Read More
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BRACTS ON SPIKES: But Flower Buds Don't Show There

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Both oncidiums and phalaenopsis require a cool treatment of several weeks to promote flowering. A80-960 Read More
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FLUORESCENT LIGHTS: To Produce Excellent Color in Flowers

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago For display, the odd combination of one standard (not wide-spectrum) Gro-Lux tube #F40/GRO, with one Cool White Deluxe tube #F40/CWX (not the standard Cool White tube); under them white is pure whi... Read More
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ORCHID GROWERS: Ten Commandments for Them

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago 1.Learn basic culture. 2.Provide proper facilities. 3.Watch for creeping obsolescence. 4.Learn about diseases and pests . 5.Buy good stock . 6.Learn the names and watch the labeling. 7.Be aware of ... Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Backbulbs, Starting

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Pot them in perlite in plastic pots covering the bulbs to two-thirds of their height. A74-205 Removal of new growth from a backbulb to induce another growth may best be done when the first new g... Read More
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ALGICIDES: Condensation Drip From Air Cap Insulation Promotes Algae

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago To render drip harmless spray with Physan 20, 1/2 tpg. A79-124 Read More
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BOTRYTIS: Time Lag to Its Visibility

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago It takes normally 10 to 12 hours to show on cattleya flowers. A80-110 Read More

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