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  Re: [aroid-l] Amorphophallus tuber disease& sulphur
From: Rand Nicholson writserv at nbnet.nb.ca> on 2003.02.18 at 11:44:45(9992)

I do not have paeoniifolius unfortunately(I only wish), however I do
have various species of bulbs, tuber and rhizomes, aroid & non-aroid,
and have used sulphur on all of them for fungal and bacterial disease
with a good amount of success. Fungus can be difficult inasmuch as
you need to get all the mycorrhizae out of the tuber as the sulphur
will only act on the surface of the cut part. You may need to cut
deeper into what appears to be healthy flesh and drying the tuber
(the newly cut surface) fairly quickly in low humidity has also been
important in my experience. Perhaps there are others here with
hands-on experience with paeoniifolius that may wish to chime in?


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