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Bacterial Brown Spot?

This is a discussion on Bacterial Brown Spot? within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Ok, I recently posted pics (Thread: Virus, Fungus ....) of what I thought might be ...

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    Ok, I recently posted pics (Thread: Virus, Fungus ....) of what I thought might be a fungal infection, but now I believe it is a Pseudomonas bacterial problem! I sure hope someone out there is knowledgeable about this stuff because I HAVE A PROBLEM, HOUSTON!!!!!!! I have read Physan 20, et al, works...any feed back? Thanks
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    ...I would cut the leaf off, you have plenty of healthy leaves on that plant. I hope this is the only one that is infected.

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    Yes, remove that leaf and seal the cut edge.

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    Oh yeah -- that baby needs to come off. Make sure you sterilize your scissors or sheers afterwards too.

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    I've done all of that and just want to know if, in fact, this is bacterial brown spot. If it is and I get a recurrence I can treat sooner and more aggressively with the correct poision(s). I've been sterilizing with flame and a chemical quaternary ammonium cmpd we use in the hospital to kill bad stuff!

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