HORMONES: For Keikis

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Used for stimulating dormant buds into growth as new plants or roots; sources and prices. A85-362
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HORMONES: For Node Culture on Phalaenopsis On an immature stem remove the bract covering a node; with a razor blade cut down the center of the bract and pull the two sides apart; brush the paste around the node; next day it starts swelling; keikis thus obtained may flower in five to seven months; availability mentioned; refer to AU77-31 0
HORMONES: To Produce Small Numbers of Mericlones of Phalaenopsis Hormonal preparations involving application of a cytokenin, which acts as a cell-divider; a commercial paste is sold as Keikigrow; refer to A80-1123 0

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