BANANA: 10% Homogenate Added to Knudson C Formula

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin about 4 years ago.

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Tripled the fresh and dry yield of plantlet tissue. A76-16
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BANANA: In Agar Media It enhances growth in seedlings for unknown reasons; can be made from green, ripe or medium ripe fruits but not from over-ripe ones; place an amount with equal volume of water in blender and homogenize it; adjust pH if necessary. OBII-261 0
BANANA: In Agar Used for Seeding Usually 2 slices 1/2 inch thick are added to 1/2 liter of solution; see A.O.S. Bulletin Aug. 1960, page 597 and Dec. 1955, page 813. A61-55 0

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