MILTONIA SCORCH: A Bacterial Disease

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Attacks both leaves and pseudobulbs, where it appears as if tissue had been eaten away; cut out all decayed matter, soak in Anti-Damp or Natriphene, then swab with Tersan. A73-816
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MILTONIA SCORCH: Bacterial Tip Burn Appears only on miltonias; not yet identified; cool temperatutes cause it; extremely infectious; water-soaked spots appear on edge of leaf, often on the new ones and spreads to pseudobulbs which turn yellow or orange become tough and leathery; cut parts off and immerse plant in Natriphene or Anti-Damp. N320 0

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