Category: Propagation

NATURAL HYBRIDS: In European Terrestrials

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago For a review of them see A84-130 -- when selfed = do they always breed true and if so why: if not, how else can the botanists tell a natural hybrid; they can cross the supposed parents and check th... Read More

HYBRIDIZING: Barriers Within a Genus

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago They exist, but the chromosome numbers are important; chances are increased of achieving fine crosses if tetraploids are used, they lessen with triploids or aneuploids. ODA76(4)-25 Read More

SEED: Viability Test

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago By the use of tetrazolium; for an explanation and methods followed, refer to OR78-258+ Read More

ANEUPLOIDY: Effect on Plants

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago A chromosomal condition which may cause retarded growth and weakness in development. A76-577 Read More

MERICLONES: Phalaenopsis Can Be Successfully Produced

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Growth and blooming in 36 months was achieved from phalaenopsis with thousands of vigorously growing plants but Benzyl-amino-purine (BAP) greatly increases the percentage of sports which are sold t... Read More

MERISTEMMING: Mutations Arising

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago It can happen; Miltonia Goodale Moir 'Jungle Surprise' is distinct from the batch of 'Golden Wonder' and was therefore given a new clonal designation. F72-13Plants should mericlone true, but there ... Read More

MERICLONES: Are They All Alike?

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago This scientific claim may not hold true in practice; perhaps natural improved varieties are possible during tissue multiplication; it may account for some of those claimed to be products of colchic... Read More

MERICLONES: Cattleyas Have Bloomed Only 50%

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Recovery from poor culture sometimes takes a long time even for meristem cattleyas; do not over-water; 18-18-18 fertilizer is satisfactory for culture in rock. A75-35 Read More

MERICLONES: Grading for Quality

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago This is necessary because there are differences and the unwary buyer can be stung; they should be graded according to whether they are original material or secondary productions from the tissue sto... Read More

MERICLONES: Mutations

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Not all mericlones are the same and variants appear proportional to the number produced and most of them are disappointing although oeassionally one is worthwhile and different and should not carry... Read More

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