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ZINC: Galvanized Lined Water Tanks

Posted by Sys Admin almost 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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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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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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ZECTRAN: A Carbamate Insecticide

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

Posted by Sys Admin almost 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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ANGRAECUMS: Minimum Optimums

Posted by Sys Admin almost 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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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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CATASETUMS: Eat Plants

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Control with Orthene. A78-13 Read More
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BUDS: Initiation Within Cattleya Sheaths

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago In response to a signal, probably of chemical origin, the base of sheath develops rudimentary flower buds; the chemical signal is a hormone triggered by day length shorter than a critical length de... Read More
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BEST PLANTS: Five More Favourites for a Desert Island

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Nanodes medusae, Den. fimbriaturn var. occulatum, Coelogyne ochracea, Cym. Bulbarrow 'Will Stutley", Cycnoches chlorochilon. OR86-263 Read More

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