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RE: Amorpho requests
From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" hetter at worldonline.nl> on 2002.02.25 at 09:44:35(8220)|
I take it that Dereks' answer on Aroid-L was enough for you? I have a
phytosanitary report somewhere mentioning the name of the nematodes that
kill Amorphs but that is buried way too deep in the archives. Will try to
find it though.
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----|
> Van: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]Namens
> Ronald h Kessler
> Verzonden: zondag 24 februari 2002 20:17
> Aan: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
> Onderwerp: Re: Amorpho requests
> Dear Wilbert, I have read some intesting articles about
> Amorphophallus and
> nematodes. In florida we have a problem ants. I also read an ad for a
> product that is supposed to help eliminate them in soil and
> pots. The ants
> do not seem to bother the plants, but they bite like hell.
> The product is
> called Beneficial Nematodes (Heterorhabditis bacteriophora).
> Have you heard
> of this species of nematode. Is it the one that is harmfull
> to Amorphs. I
> HAVE NOT USED IT YET!!!
> Ron Kessler
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid"
> To: "Multiple recipients of list AROID-L"
> Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2002 12:20 PM
> Subject: Amorpho requests
> > Peoples,
> > The subscription for Amorphs has closed. Upon checking the
> material in
> > Leiden, I found that most A. hottae and smithsonianus are
> still in leaf,
> > they will be sent when dormant.
> > Also I found several tubers that have damages. I have
> selected the ones I
> > think will survive even so. So, if you get a tuber with a
> part missing,
> > don't worry just now. I thought it better to send the
> subpar ones instead
> > throwing them away when I think they have a good chance of
> > Also for you newbees, you may find that sometimes tubers
> are very small.
> > Several species just don't produce any larger offsets. I
> know "The bigger
> > the better"........but hey, these are AMORPHOphalluses, remember?
> > Due to a heavy understaffed Leiden, the dispatch will not
> start sooner
> > two or three weeks from now, so please, don't send me mails
> asking where
> > stuff is. It will come your way. In case somebody turns out
> to get nothing
> > (what Lord Phallus forbid), I will email him/her personally.
> > Cheerio,
> > Wilbert
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