2 edition of Orchids and their cultivation. found in the catalog.
Orchids and their cultivation.
by Blandford P
Written in English
Previous ed. 1956.
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||183|
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Orchids: Their Culture and Management, With Descriptions of all the Kinds in General Cultivation (London: L. Upcott Gill, ), by William Watson, contrib. by W. J. Bean (multiple formats at ) The flora of British India / (London: L. Reeve, ), by Joseph Dalton Hooker (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). (Raveendran, Aarshasree Orchids can be consulted)Cultivation of Orchids here means growing orchids on commercial level. Orchids are grown according to their requirement of light, humidity and tolerable temperature. All tropical orchids can be grown in India. India itself has all the different temperature zones and altitude zones.
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