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    #942706 - 10/08/02 01:43 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

ok i have a cake that is nothign but aborts and its getting on my nerves. i want to know how to stop aborts. and what causes them(high humidit for example)


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Re: aborts~!!` [Re: TheBear]
    #942929 - 10/08/02 03:02 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Fan, Spray walls, moist perlite, temp at around 75 degree. Keep those in order and youll probably get less abhorts.

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Re: aborts~!!` [Re: TheBear]
    #942943 - 10/08/02 03:06 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

Aborts could be the result of excessive humidity, insufficient air exchange (and possibly a related buildup of CO2), or a contaminant (e.g. flies/nematodes).

Other possibilities are uneven pinning (pick aborts early or they will monopolize the nutrients, to the exclusion of potential mature fruit bodies), excessively high temperature, or a lack of nutrients in your substrate.

Sounds like a lot of possibilities, but if you review one thing at a time, you'll figure out what the problem is. If all of the above are OK, then your problem is a poor strain.

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Re: aborts~!!` [Re: bowling-name]
    #943474 - 10/08/02 06:27 PM (15 years, 4 months ago)

you're getting some good advice here, co2 is a common cause of aborts, so fan it 2 to 3 times a day, if not more.

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