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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2009

    Unhappy how to grow an orchid in the lab

    my orchid has successfully grow into protocom state but not greenish. so i need to transform gene into the orchid. this research due date is around the corner that on 10 April . so can u guys help me in how to increase the growth of ths orchid so i can transform it and analyze using GUS and PCR..can anyone???i like to no the medium that been use in culturing the orchid.
    The genus is vanda n dendrobium...so...could u all. help....me...im in big trouble now

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Saratoga Co. New York


    is it getting enough light? bright shade?

  3. #3
    Real Name
    Zainal Abidin Bin Othman
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Huntleya, Bollea, Cochleanthes
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Melaka, West Malaysia
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    I agree with Ron may be light problem, secondly could be the media that you used , lacking some of micro elements, thirdly could be oxidation / reduction process that inhibit the progress of protocom.

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