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ORCHID GROWERS: Ten Commandments for Them

Posted by Sys Admin about 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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SEEDLINGS: Culture

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago For techniques and procedures, culture media, source of supplies, for tropical and terrestrial types, refer to OB11-243 Read More
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ZINC: Galvanized Lined Water Tanks

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago If you are in doubt about possible damage, paint the coating with a pure-asphalt paint such as Gilsonite. A81-526 Read More
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ZECTRAN: A Carbamate Insecticide

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago It is no longer made. OWD Read More
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XEROPHITIC ORCHIDS: Some Examples

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago The genera include Angraecopsis, Cyrtorchis, Jumellea, Microcoelia, Rangaeris, Tridactyle and Ypsilopsis; plus Oncidium onusturn and Epidendrum boothianum. A80-1140 Read More
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CYMBIDIUMS: Backbulbs, Starting

Posted by Sys Admin about 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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FLUORESCENT LIGHTS: To Produce Excellent Color in Flowers

Posted by Sys Admin about 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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ANGRAECUMS: Minimum Optimums

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago 55 degrees F. at night; 50% relative humidity; 2,000 fcs. winter, 4,000 fcs. summer. AU71-135 Read More
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ALGICIDES: Condensation Drip From Air Cap Insulation Promotes Algae

Posted by Sys Admin about 3 years ago To render drip harmless spray with Physan 20, 1/2 tpg. A79-124 Read More
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BRACTS ON SPIKES: But Flower Buds Don't Show There

Posted by Sys Admin about 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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