The Ultimate Vintage Collection on Orchids on CD
24 - Books on CD
Make no mistake. This is the most complete collection of Orchid books on CD found anywhere on the Planet at the lowest possible cost.
Copyright Dates: 1861 - 1941
It is scanned images of every page of the books, in Adobe Acrobat Reader in .PDF format. It's like having the actual book in front of you. Works with any computer, and is easy to use, read, resize or print from.
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Partial List of Contents
•About Orchids: A Chat ©1893 - By: Frederick Boyle
•Bog-Trotting For Orchids ©1904 - By: Grace Greylock Niles
•Cool Orchids and How to Grow Them ©1874 - By: F. W. Burbridge
•Culture of Orchids ©1941 - By: U.S. Department of Agriculture
•Hand-List of Orchids ©1904
•Lilies and Orchids ©1906 - By: Rosina C. Boardman
•Orchids ©1911 - By: James O. Brien
•Orchids a Description of the Species and Varieties Grown at Glen Ridge, Near Boston ©1888 - By: Edward
Commercial Propagation of Orchids in Tissue Culture: Seed-Flasking Methods is an illustrated laboratory manual that describes in easily understood language the stepwise process of propagating orchids from seed via ‘seed flasking,’ a technique based on tissue-culture technology. The methods described include Preparation of: Green Pod for Seed Sowing; Split Pod for Dry-Seed Sowing; Spread Flask; and Replate Flask. This informative volume also presents: pros-and-cons of seed flasking versus cloning; detailed descriptions of media, their components, and preparation; guidelines to using sterile technique; and a photographic life cycle of orchids grown in seed flasks. An invaluable appendix presents an 8-page table of orchid-pod collection times, including 471 species/hybrids among 124 genera. A glossary and comprehensive index complete the book. This book won an Award of Excellence from The Intermountain Chapter of The Society for Technical Communication in its 2000–2001
The immense Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance contains some of the most popular orchids grown, including members of the genera Ada, Brassia, Cyrtochilum, Odontoglossum, Oncidium, Psychopsis, Rodriguezia, Rossioglossum, and Trichopilia. Finding reliable cultural information for more than just a handful of the most commonly available species, however, can be a real challenge. In this meticulously researched volume, Margaret and Charles Baker have assembled a staggering amount of data about these plants in an accessible format. By combining weather records and habitat reports with information from successful growers, the authors have formulated recommendations for approximately 1300 species within this important group. The wealth of information provided in this book makes it an invaluable addition to the library of every serious
The World of Orchids is a practical guide to cultivating orchids in a soilless culture. This book provides research-based advice on organic and inorganic growing media, fertilizing and watering, plant nutrition and nutrient feed systems, pH measurement, stress factors, tissue analysis, and mineral deficiency and toxicity. It also describes the unique root system of the orchid plant, propagating and raising seedlings, as well as repotting and potting-on. This book is for the small orchid enthusiast as well as commercial growers producing high-quality orchid plants and flowers on a large scale. The World of Orchids will prove a welcome addition to the libraries of all orchid lovers.160 pages.
Containing more than 120 commonly found species of the flower, each entry in this informative full-color guide lists subfamily name, description, size, origin, ideal growing temperature, light requirements, and many more facts.