CULTURE: Advice on Problems

Culture Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin almost 4 years ago.

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Quit what you do do, Begin what you don't; For what you don't do, May agree with them, As what you do do, don't. (Merlin Brubaker) OIE87Sept-6
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CULTURE: Principles Everyone must follow them: 1, Simulate native climatic environments in the greenhouse. 2, Adjust all interrelated factors. 3, Base management of simulated conditions on a daily and annual rhythm. OR87-383 0
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