PROPAGATION: Asexual by Means of Young Inflorescences

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Inflorescences l.5 cm. (about half an inch) or less taken from sarcanthine orchids can be induced in aseptic culture to proliferate and become plantlets; recommended for commercial practice. A73-209+; for phalaenopsis, refer to NH73-13+; clonal propagation; a manual: refer to OB1-203+
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