Help needed. Is this crinum virused?

Jim Lykos jimlykos@bigpond.com
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 03:20:12 PDT
>From my experience in growing  Crinums the faint circles suggest  that they 
were likely to have been mildly  infected by thrips, mites or mealy   bugs 
during the leaf growth stage. This can be more obvious when grown in 
nutrient deficitant conditions.

Cheers
Jim

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Del Allegood" <npublici@yahoo.com>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 12:44 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Help needed. Is this crinum virused?


> The leaves look like mosaic virus to me.Quite often mosaic will only 
> manifest its self when the plant is stressed,such as without fertilizer. 
> The only way I know to be sure, is to have it tested,which costs about 
> sixty to seventy dollars in the US.
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Rahul Grant <rahulgrant@yahoo.com>
> To: list <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Monday, April 8, 2013 9:50 PM
> Subject: [pbs] Help needed. Is this crinum virused?
>
> Hi. I have a crinum zeylanicum which is potted in almost pure sand and it 
> has not been fertilized in about 6 months. I'm not sure if the leaves are 
> showing virus symptoms or nutrient deficiency. Can you guys please have a 
> look at the pics attached to the following link and see what you think? 
> There are 12 pics of the crinum in question.
>
> http://flic.kr/p/e9Vi4J/
>
> Thanks
> Rahul
>
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