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rellenburg wrote:I will continue to refine my process and equipment, and hopefully I'll be able to help others get started as you have.You will. Just keep trying new things and taking good notes of the results. Learn what works and what doesn't. Eventually you'll figure out a few small things to add into the process that will increase your success rate.
rellenburg wrote:You could at least post some pics or something regularly on here to help keep me motivated though.Hah, I should post photos more often. This time of year, there is nothing but jars full of tissue as all of the initializations from the spring are now very grown out.
rellenburg wrote:Fortunately I have had some success.You're well on your way then. After the first success, just keep repeating what you did to get that success and try slight variations on it to see if the percentage of successes increases. You'll eventually develop your own process that will give you a good success rate. And great job being so successful so quickly. It took me a very long time to get my first strike with a leaf.
Frankco wrote:I had to go check it out. Eeeek! 45 minutes in 10% bleach for Nep seeds. Nice little white sticks after that.Great to see you on the forums Frank! And yeah, most of the sterilization protocols on world-of-carnivores.com are far too harsh in my experience, resulting in dead seeds or tissue.
rellenburg wrote:Good to see you visiting Frank. You are the other teacher that I owe many thanks to!I second that! Those videos you published on YouTube a few years back went a long way to getting me started in TC. I can't thank you enough!
cvlover wrote:Long time don't see pictures of your CPs in TC. Are you still play with them?I haven't had much time for playing lately. I have many dozens of Venus fly trap cultivars in TC right now and that's about it. They keep me more than sufficiently busy
Frankco wrote: With side by side tests the germination rate with 8% PPM + 1/4th MS for 2 hours was considerably lower than NaDCC. Maybe this is not an optimal amount of PPM and the amount of time was not optimal. So, take that with a grain salt. Also I was testing very clean, lowland seeds. The table may turn toward PPM with other types of seeds and less clean seeds. I’m not sure. Bigbella has very good success with it and I’m sure has worked with more types seeds than I have.Frank,
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