Dianne Kaines, Galanthus virus

Stephen Putman putman@pobox.upenn.edu
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 14:44:54 PDT
You bet.  Much as it sometimes pains me, the minute I see that tell-tale 
marbled sign of mosaic virus, no matter what its in, out it goes.  You 
just about always get to regret those momentary lacks of resolve, such 
as "well maybe its just some cultivation anomaly", etc.

Steve Putman, in Delaware who just destroyed a new pot of Hipp. nelsonii 
whose leaves were bright with virus mottling

On 7/29/2011 3:50 PM, Alberto Castillo wrote:
> " I weed it out whenever I can, in gardens I work in, and wont have it near my
>> own collections."
> Good to hear such advice from one of the top bulb growers in the world and not the false notion that bulb viruses are harmless. If I were to list the limiting factors for succesful bulb cultivation, viruses would be at the top of it. 		 	   		
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