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MASDEVALLIAS: As Problem Plants

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by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Bud drying and dropping occurs when dryness happens; plants need constant moist medium; drying can shock them; also, high temperatures hurt them; other causes of bud drop are mites, or plant lice, or aphids, or air pollution from automobile exhaust. A71-21
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