Virused crinum

Tim Eck teck11@embarqmail.com
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 16:51:19 PDT
Probably a good idea to keep virused plants heavily dosed with insecticides
to prevent spreading contagion.

Tim Eck

"Time is nature's way of preventing everything from happening at once."
Anon.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: pbs [mailto:pbs-bounces@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net] On Behalf Of
> Peter Taggart
> Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 3:26 AM
> To: Pacific Bulb Society
> Subject: Re: [pbs] Virused crinum
> 
> I have grown plants of historic interest, given to me by various contacts,
> which were heavily virused. These plants had been maintained for decades
> and aspirin was one of the factors in keeping them alive. It had not cured
> them of viruses, and infection did spread to other plants. I do not doubt
> that a strong plant in good conditions may outgrow viruses, but having
> viruses near to non virused plants in a collection is not a good idea. I
> believe tissue culture from the miristem may also eliminate viruses, as
> well as heat treatments
> Peter (UK)
> 
> On 5 June 2018 at 17:36, David Pilling <david@davidpilling.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > It would be nice to believe as some people do:
> >
> > https://davesgarden.com/guides/articles/view/730/
> >
> > that asprin could get rid of plant virus.
> >
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