Category: Propagation

ANEUPLOIDY: Growth

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago In paphiopedilums it is short and heavy. A78-999 Polyploids in which the chromosome count is not an even multiple of the haploid number. AU78-47 Polyploids in which the chromosome count is no... Read More

MERISTEMMING: Clonal Multiplication

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago For a review of principles and practical applications, refer to W2-169+; tissue culture,a manual, OB1-203-293 Read More

SEEDLINGS: Culture

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago For techniques and procedures, culture media, source of supplies, for tropical and terrestrial types, refer to OB11-243 Read More

SEED: Viability Test by Immersion

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago There is no published proof of testing orchid seed by immersion in chemicals; for non-orchid seed see: Proc. of the Assoc. of Official Seed Analysts, 1952, 143+ A65-721 Read More

SEEDLINGS: Growth

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Fast or slow as an indicator of flower quality?; sometimes a poor grower produces fine flowers; some of the best growers produce the best. A65-1003 Read More

SEED: Storage and Viability

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Seed is stored & paper packets placed in dessicator or Mason jar provided with anhydrous calcium chloride; keep in refrigerator at about 45 deg.F.; cattleya seed germinates about 75% after five... Read More

SEEDLINGS: Phalaenopsis

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Flowering can be achieved in less than two years from flask through proper timing, deflask in winter or spring plant into large pots, feed frequently, grow in 40% of total light and water or syring... Read More

FLASKING: Reflasking

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Airtight capping is not advised as the seedlings can be inhibited by it. A77-314 Read More

SEED GERMINATION: Mature Plants and Their Condition for Mycorrhizal Seed Germination

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago All mature plants are supposed to have the necessary fungi as required by symbionts, but exceptions may occur. A85-832 Read More

SEED PODS: Optimal Harvesting Time for Green Pod Culture

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago 12 hybrids with five or more pods each were tested for germination results when removed at different lengths of time from 60 days onward and the number of days to dehiscing; also the optimum time f... Read More

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