Category: Propagation

MERICLONES: Of Cymbidiums for Improved Varieties

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago A list of 18 mericlones which have shown mutations quite different from the originals, and without the use of colchicine; they show bigger flowers of the same color, more distinctive markings,etc.;... Read More

TETRAPLOIDS: In Cymbidiums

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago "4n's" have advantages and disadvantages for the orchid world; the colchicine-converted ones have caused a lot of confusion in the orchid world; refer to OR81-169They are the heaviest producers of ... Read More

MERICLONES: Value as Stud Plants

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Meristem-propagated plants have the same chromosome and breeding characteristics as normal plants. A67-233 Read More

MERICLONES: Why They Differ

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago When the meristematic plant tissue is cut, some cells are cut through and most of those die but a few recover and may produce abnormal incomplete plantlets; as orchids are complex, more can go wron... Read More

MERISTEMMING: And Tissue Culture

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Early meristem culture placed in appropriate context; future possibilities the technique is expected to hold for orchid growers; refer to QR67-37+ Read More

MERISTEMMING: Shakers

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Various models are available, but the rotor wheel is more often used; supplier address given. A77-619 Read More

SEED GERMINATION: With Fungicides and Bactericides in the Flasking Media

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Protection of the seed against contamination in flasks by this method has been worked out; refer to OR-220 Read More

FLASKING BOX: Cheap and Adequate

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Made from a cardboard box, saran wrap and aluminium foil; diagrams; refer to A69-286 Read More

FLASKING CASE: Laminar Flow Filter

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago To remove fungus spores the filter should be four microns; for bacteria less than one micron. A74-502 Read More

FLASKING CASE: Made Out of a Corrugated Carton

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago For directions and illustration, refer to OD68-77 Read More

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