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FUSARIUM WILT: Fusarium Oxysporum

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Rather new and a serious fungus disease of roots of various genera; infects newly cut divisions; may live a year; looks like Pellicularia filamentosa; yellow and shrivelled leaves and pseudobulbs become thin and somewhat twisted; rhizome shows circle of purple in outer layers; all may be invaded; destroy all infected pieces; dip rest in Benlate 1 ttpg. and repeat two weeks later. B30
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