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Re: [APD] Transporting Plants in Agar
I can provide you with the protocol for agar
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--- stephan mifsud <valerandi at nextgen_net.mt> wrote:
> I've been trying to get some Elatine triandra by
> post for months but it is
> notoriously difficult to recieve any alive. This is
> very frustrating .
> I think one of the problems is that this genus
> cannot stand more than a few
> hours without light/nutrients. I know that they will
> rapidly decline if
> there is little nitrogen in the water for example.
> I presume that their
> nutrient reserves is very limited.
> So before attempting again. What if it is embedded
> in simple Nutrient agar
> before it is posted. Would that help? Has anybody
> tried this? Or would a
> specific microprapagation (tissue culture) agar be
> better? Formula? The
> plants only need to survive a week in the dark.
> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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