PSEUDOMONAS CATTLEYAE: Brown Spot

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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It affects cattleyas, phalaenopsis and others; starts as soft, water-soaked lesion, becomes brown or black; advances rapidly; exudate is very infectious; destroy infected parts; spray with Physan at 1.5 tpg. Monthly; if rotted dip all in Natriphene at three-quarters tpg. for 60 minutes and repeat in three to seven days; spray all with Thiram (Tersan 75) at 1.5 ttpg. weekly. BU47+
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