SPECIES: Backyard Growing in Florida

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

Posted by Sys Admin almost 5 years ago.

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Simple requirements for success with a dozen species which have been most accommodating, especially encyclias and epidendrums. A85-14
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SPECIES: For the Beginner A representative list of 46 species given, with their colors, growing areas and temperature requirements; refer to A72-236+ 0
SPECIES: Meaning A basic unit of botanical classification; comprises a group of individuals with common attributes and which interbreed freely; cannot apply to hybrids; singular and plural forms written the same. AU78-47They are interbreeding populations of individuals; their significance to science and other facts; refer to A83-268 0
SPECIES: Percentages in Hybridizing Contributions by parents are merely potential factors which can be dominated by another factor; many genetic factors skew the percentages; dominance, linkage, preferential pairing, crossing-over, inversions, duplications, deletions, they're all mentioned. A87-1285 0
SPECIES: Preservation of Varieties Species have to be preserved and perpetuated by means of seed; their varieties by means of meristemming; some varieties consist of only one plant. A71-27 0
SPECIES: Seedlings or Mericlones Available A listing of species available as a means to orchid conservation. A78-241 0
SPECIES: Self and Sibling Crosses Qualities are reinforced and after two or three generations the resulting flowers can differ from their antecedents, is it then the same species? a new varietal?, or even a "hybrid"? OIE85Nov-15 0

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