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FLOWERS, CRIPPLED: Freaks on Cattleyas

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago.

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Normally such changes are associated with genetic causes rather than virus but possibly high temperatures coupled with low humidity can cause a disturbed genetic development. A75-192; N311
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FLOWERS, CRIPPLED: In Cattleyas Some of the older yellow hybrids were notorious for producing cripples; flowers were deformed and sometimes twisted and thickened. A73-906; not all blooms or every year.OWD 0
FLOWERS, CRIPPLED: Reasons A genetic tendency to twist or reflex the flower parts is emphasized by a rich fertilizer diet. ODA75, no.4 p.10 0

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