Re: non-aroid question
I have no idea what it is, but if it will kill off water hyacinth, we could
use some of it on our fishing lakes here in Texas.
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From: Lester Kallus <email@example.com>
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Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2000 1:43 AM
Subject: non-aroid question
> A friend of mine asked for help identifying the disease on some of his
plants. (OK, all you folks from down south, I now expect a round of "why do
you bother with those, we throw them away")
> He brought home a few water hyacinths. They were supposedly doing
perfectly fine in the pond from which he got them. He says that within just
a couple days, the leaves began to turn white and all growth stopped.
> Here's a photo of the dwindling plants:
> Given the variegation (especially that on the two-tone leaf), I thought
this might be a virus. Does anyone out there have any other ideas?