unknown Aroid disease
gerfried.deutsch at UNI-GRAZ.AT
Wed Nov 2 18:11:16 CET 2005
I agree with you - widespread use of antibiotics is really not
necessary! I hope I will find something else to cure this disease.
Today I incubated the leaf segment in a moist chamber - if it is
bacterial there should be some mucus visible!?I will keep you informed!
Adam Fikso schrieb:
> Gerfried. Well, with the additional information, I suspect that you
> were right the first time. And, of course, buying from this grower
> would be questionable procedure, untill he "cleans up his act". I
> assume that you've notified him. I guess that it's still a mystery.
> I have not found agricultural antibiotics of much use in plant
> infections ( I have not tried them with arisaema) , but I am generally
> against their use on plants. Thoughtless and wide-spread use of
> agricultural antibiotics is one vector in the development of resistant
> strains that kill people.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Gerfried Deutsch <mailto:gerfried.deutsch at UNI-GRAZ.AT>
> To: ARISAEMA-L at NIC.SURFNET.NL <mailto:ARISAEMA-L at NIC.SURFNET.NL>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2005 1:36 PM
> Subject: Re: unknown Aroid disease
> Thank you all for your comments - maybe it is really a bacterial
> disease.... (I was never thinking it could be bacterial!)
> It first occur in spring when dormant tubers just began to grow
> and first leaves were produced. The leaves from the first plant
> which was infected (I bought it recently from a grower in
> Britain) - they were infected so
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