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FUMIGATION, U.S.D.A.: Counter-acting Effects of Fumigation of Imported Plants

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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An anti-transpirant sprayed on orchids prior to import would be of no value in countering USDA fumigation damage. A79-674
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