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Virus Control By Flame or Heat Comments
VIRUS CONTROL BY FLAME OR HEAT: By Heat Therapy Other plants have had some viruses eradicated by growing them at 95 to 100 deg.F.; heat therapy for orchids has so far failed. A79-584; OD65-106; OD78-95 0
VIRUS CONTROL BY FLAME OR HEAT: Control by Heat Treatment While heat-treating sugar cane before planting should work to inactivate the virus, no one has applied it to orchids successfully. A74-502; has been tried by Lawson at Beltsville. OWD 0
VIRUS CONTROL BY FLAME OR HEAT: Control by Hot Knife Gadget Use a soldering iron gun; attach a piece of hacksaw blade connected to the hot tip; trigger the gun each time to heat the blade before cutting a flower stem. A70-415+ 0
VIRUS CONTROL BY FLAME OR HEAT: Time Required to Flame Tools The temperature should be well above water boiling point, with the metal reddening if possible though that is hard on the metal; dip first in alcohol for quicker, effective action. A71-535 0

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