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#1 dudo klasovity

 
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Posted 29 November 2011 - 21:33 PM

Dear CP/TC fans!:-)


I took shots of some new cultures in jars today. Besides the species, that I have already posted (and thankfully, are grown into big plants by now), I did some sowing on gel few months ago and would like to share with you the pics of seedlings and plantlets:

drosera villosa (propagates well without PGR)
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2 rarer d. spatulata varieties:

d. spatulata var. gympiensis (the time needed to germinate this spatulata variety is the longest of all spatulatas. Usually other varieties germinate within 20 days. This one took almost 2 months)
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d. spatulata var. bakoensis (a very nice pygmy-like sundew, replated)
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d. tomentosa var. glabrata
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d. regiaPosted Image

d.kaieteurensisPosted Image

d.trinerviaPosted Image

d.graminifolia (the difference in growth rate for TC and non-TC plants is striking, these are a month old/5cm)
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d.camporupestris (great germination rate, a fast grower as well)
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d. alba seedlings
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d. ultramafica seedlings
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#2 jiege

 
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Posted 30 November 2011 - 00:17 AM

Nice! Thanks for sharing

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 10:24 AM

The gel you are using, can we buy this somewhere online?

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Posted 20 July 2012 - 23:12 PM

The gel you are using, can we buy this somewhere online?

Most onlines seem to be selling it by the 100kg or 1ton lot ! :(

this is the nearest to 'domestic' that I could find :
http://www.amazon.co...n/dp/B002X85232

This would be more affordable
http://www.creamsupp.../prod_1479.html
but out of stock, expected in 21days, keep an eye maybe !

Else search for food additive E418 = Gellan gum, aka Gelrite, Phytagel, Kelcogel etc.

http://en.wikipedia....wiki/Gellan_gum
Gellan gum, also branded by few suppliers as AppliedGel, Phytagel or Gelrite,
is used primarily as a gelling agent, alternative to agar

Edited by MalcolmP, 20 July 2012 - 23:24 PM.


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Posted 24 July 2012 - 18:46 PM

You got some nice cultures going! Nice pictures also.