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Dendrobium and Orchid Species Culture: Margaret Baker died in Baker is an avid gardener orchid species culture former meteorologist with the National Weather Service. The Bakers orchid species culture most of their careers in Alaska, where Charlie worked as a meteorologist for more than thirty years and Marg was a scrimshaw artist, jewelry maker, and administrator in the Alaskan bush.

Only good for specific species or genera. It has cultural notes as well as line drawings of the type species that the genus is based on.

Orchid Culture -- Charles and Margaret Baker

Seed propagation, classification, and pests and diseases are also discussed in this authorative guide useful to the beginner and more advanced grower. Published by the Timber Press I use this book and The Manual of Cultivated Orchid Species more than any other just for the sheer volume of genera orchid species culture species.

This book contains orchid species culture with photos of species and discussions on another It contains practical information on habitats and methods of cultivation.

All in all I feel that this book is a must for the beginner and the expert. The first 4 volumes contain color photos of species in genera. orchid species culture


Colombia has reported genera found within it's borders so the fifth volume adds 37 genera previously not discussed. It also has more species that were not orchid species culture in the previous volumes.

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Volume 6 as of yet orchid species culture still not available but I am sure that it will contain the remaining 22 genera not previously discussed plus many new species. Each book also contains cultural information for orchids in general, extensive appendices on diseases, pests, nutrition, use of chemicals, and other subjects handy in the greenhouse.

The cultural information is in a format similar to the sheets available through the "Culture On Demand" service, giving habitat and climatic information of the plants in nature, as well orchid species culture information from growers.

Baker and Margaret L. Baker, published by Timber Press Volume-1, Pescatorea, Phaius, Phalaenopsis, Pholidota, Phragmipedium, Pleione pages, with cultural information for all species in the listed genera.