The Orchid Doctor Articles under the Heading Seed Germination

Seed Germination Comments
SEED GERMINATION: Mature Plants and Their Condition for Mycorrhizal Seed Germination All mature plants are supposed to have the necessary fungi as required by symbionts, but exceptions may occur. A85-832 0
SEED GERMINATION: With Fungicides and Bactericides in the Flasking Media Protection of the seed against contamination in flasks by this method has been worked out; refer to OR-220 0
SEEDLING CASE: Appropriate Disinfectants Most commonly used is 0.2% mercuric chloride (one part bichloride of mercury in 500 parts of water) if still obtainable; may be purchsed in tablet form; 70% ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol is very effective; common denatured alcohol diluted is also satisfactory. A66-663; presumably Physan at less than normal strength would be satisfactory also. RMH 0

New Topics

  1. Tammy Bennett asked question LOOKING to BUY -Phalanopis “Dragon Tree Maple” in category Scientific
  2. Rae Walker asked question Dendrobium No I’d. HELP! in category Dendrobiums
  3. John Hyatt asked question Deformed growths on BLC King of Taiwan in category Cattleya Alliance
  4. Darrin Duling asked question Unidentified Bratonia in category General Discussion
  5. Armando Mantellini started topic Cattleya jenmanii missing awards in category Cattleya Alliance

New Comments

  1. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Dendrobium No I’d. HELP!" by Rae Walker
  2. Carol Holdren commented on article "CATTLEYAS: Control of Blooming Time" by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)
  3. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Lc. Nice Holiday 'Suntopia' by William Gorski
  4. Robert H. Findlay commented on topic "Phragmipedium Cape Sunset or Eric Young?" by Darrin Duling
  5. Robert H. Findlay commented on member plant Phrag. Ecuagenera Dream by Robert H. Findlay
  6. Tatjana Opekunova commented on article "CATTLEYAS: Reasons for Non-flowering" by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)
  7. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Zygopetalum var. Big Red One by Wyatt Parker
  8. Carol Holdren commented on topic "Need ID, Please" by Oliver Quin Surco
  9. Sara D commented on member plant Phal. bellina var. Coerulea by Sara D
  10. Debbie Chase commented on topic "Identify This Orchid " by Debbie Chase