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  Re: [Aroid-l] Hot Water Treatment for Nematodes in Amorphs
From: Steve Marak <samarak at gizmoworks.com> on 2007.03.30 at 05:42:51(15523)
There are posts on this now and then over on the bulb lists, especially the
ones where amaryllid growers hang out. Apparently one group is even having some
success de-virusing amaryllids with heat treatment, although they found a
higher temperature was needed (55 C for one hour was one comment), and there is
a very narrow window between not killing the virus and also killing the bulb.

If I were going to try this, I'd buy one of those immersion heater water bath
setups I see in labs, and lately, in kitchens (Iron Chef, anyone?). It seems
they are great for poaching things because they regulate the temperature so


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