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Culture Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Run them 24 hours usually; they are needed most at night. A70-798
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FANS: To Reduce Pests Use furnace filters tied on the intake side of the fan to remove dust, some bacteria, fungus and pests. OIE85SeptT5; very likely more efficient than a negative ion generator. RMH 0
FANS: To Run Continuously in a High Humidity Greenhouse Suitable types can be purchased from the local electric supply house. A70-631; small fan heater controlled by time-clock can be used to boost morning temperature to 60 deg. F. for an hour or two. OR69-309 0
FANS: Use of Them Keep them going 24 hours a day; the oscillating type are recommended over the stationary ones. A87-1058 0

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