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JUDGING: Guide to Characteristics

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Types of judging; purpose; systems; kinds of awards; recording of awards; qualities of an orchid considered by judges; refer to A71-333+; A71-600+
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JUDGING: Awards Listed For AOS awards, with descriptions, growers,etc., plus occasional evaluative or critical articles on the judging process, refer to AOS Awards quarterly, 1970 to date. 0
JUDGING: Controversial Aspects of Aos System Example of a plant granted an award but not later identified by the Orchid Identification Center, nor was the award paid for, so the award became invalid and the exhibitor barred for further AOS awards. A83-566 0
JUDGING: Details For AOS awards, judges, judging, shows and how to run them, and general references on nomenclature, registration of hybrids, photography of awarded plants, and a poor list of orchid books, refer to the AOS Handbook on judging and exhibition, 8th ed. 1987. 0
JUDGING: Issues Bothersome questions arise when considering the standard established for scoring flower quality; recording improvements in quality; what an award really connotes, etc.; refer to AA87-29 0
JUDGING: Regions For AOS judging regions, with names and addresses of judges, refer to AOS Yearbook, 1986-87 (most recent). 0
JUDGING: Training Process Trials and tribulations of being an AOS student judge; refer to AA83-82; on experience and the demand of judging, see AA83-132; 188 0
JUDGING: Why Plants Are Rejected They may be screened out; scored too low; did not have required number of flowers open; did not have required percentage of flowers open; had one flower or more missing, crippled or damaged; plant was too small, or in bad condition; other reasons. FR123 0
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