BLACK SHEATHS: Caused by Fungi Under Excessively Damp Conditions

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Prevent spread to buds within by cutting off tops of sheaths to let in air; spray with Physan or Tersan. A73-815
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BLACK SHEATHS: Fungus Disease Occurs especially under humid conditions and when water stands at base of the sheaths; cut off sheath above buds and spray with Tersan, Zineb or Natriphene. N319; cut off just above buds. S203 0

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