Category: Orchid Doctor

WOOD: In Potting Mix

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Bark removed from a tree by mechanical means rather than by the jet process has too much wood mixed in; it causes mycelium mold to form rapidly in the pot; it is possibly injurious to the plant; it... Read More

WOOD: Pieces of Wood for Mounting

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago How to clean it is to strip the moss off the wood, spray it with Cygon 2E, Diazinon or Malathion, and then use it. A77-449 Read More

WORK ROOM: Clean Air Station

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Make your own, with illustration, diagram for a box 36x48x24 inches; refer to A86-924; advert. A84-1352 Read More

WORK ROOM: Sterile Box

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago An adjacent flasking box 3x3x3 ft can be:construe ted from a cardboard box cut to shape,- lined with aluminium foil and covered with Saran Wrap, with a sloped opening and hand holes at the bottom; ... Read More

WORMS: In Compost

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago Their casts cause breakdown of the compost by reducing the air flow and it sours, the pH increases and it becomes more acid; water wi th Malathion to control them. OR82-102 Read More

WORMS: Medium

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago The best substrate for Cattleya labiata; it is a fern trunk fiber Dicksonia sellowiana, native to Brazil's Atlantic forest; now endangered. OD87-147 Read More

XEROPHITIC ORCHIDS: Some Examples

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago The genera include Angraecopsis, Cyrtorchis, Jumellea, Microcoelia, Rangaeris, Tridactyle and Ypsilopsis; plus Oncidium onusturn and Epidendrum boothianum. A80-1140 Read More

ZECTRAN: A Carbamate Insecticide

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 years ago It is no longer made. OWD Read More

ZINC: Galvanized Lined Water Tanks

Author is Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler), posted over 4 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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