SEEDS: Germination

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Their metabolism and need for fungal symbionts; suitablity of sugars and other carbohydrates; other data; refer to W10-263
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SEEDS: Germination and Culture For techniques, procedures, culture media, sources of supplies, symbiotic and asymbiotic methods; North American terrestrials; European terrestrials; Japanese orchids; Disa, Paphiopedilum, Spathoglottis, Thunia and others; for detailed data refer to OBII-243 0
SEEDS: Peroxide Treatment For the peroxide-catalase method of growing with discussion of details, recommendations on treatment of green capsules, seed germination, transplanting protocorms and seedlings; details on supplies and equipment; refer to A87-372 0
SEEDS: Storage A small amount of anhydrous calcium chloride is placed in the bottom of a screw-cap test tube, covered with cotton and the seeds placed on the cotton, the cap replaced and the tube placed in the vegetable crisper of a refrigerator; before sowing the tube is removed to room temperature for temperature equilibration to avoid condensation on the seed causing them to mold. OBII-256 0

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