Heat treatment for mosaic virus

David Pilling pbs@pilling.demon.co.uk
Thu, 09 May 2013 06:00:54 PDT

In message <BAY156-W248FECDB93ECAC113B9B1FAEA40@phx.gbl>, Alberto 
Castillo <ezeizabotgard@hotmail.com> writes
>recover. The reason is evident: to reach 46 C at the core the outer 
>portion must be almost boiled.

The laws of thermodynamics beg to differ. If your bulbs are exposed to a 
constant 46C for long enough (above there is mention of 2 hours) the 
temperature at the centre will be the same as outside.

David Pilling
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