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Tissue Culturing & Other Propagation Techniques of Banana Plants This forum is for discussing propagation techniques of banana plants. Tissue culturing is the popular process of creating clones from a source plant. There are other techniques to propagate banana plants however, such as nicking corms or dividing corms. Learn more inside.


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Old 08-02-2012, 12:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default Ghetto Gas Chamber or low budget flood hood.

Here's a couple pics of my low budget flow hood. I used to have a HEPA grade positive flow hood about 18 years ago but got out of the hobby of growing mushrooms for a few years. now getting back into that and TCing plants I can't afford one right off the bad so I made a low busget one thats been working almost perfectly for me. See pictures below.

Basically just a plastic tub turned over with a front entry way and door on it. the filter on top is a Holmes air filter with an upgraded filter to their "hepa" specs. It's by no means a true HEPA filter, but it does filter out up to.003 particals whcih is needed for agar culturing and no contams.

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Old 08-03-2012, 01:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Ghetto Gas Chamber or low budget flood hood.

I used a plain old homemade "glove box" when making Shiitake plugs. Worked pretty good.
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