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By Lisam
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I'm just getting started with tissue culture. Are there any places that I could purchase some already started tissue culture? I have attempted some x-plants but they all seem to get contaminated.

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Thanks for the advice I'll be checking it out

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MikeB wrote:
Carnies wrote: Fri Mar 11, 2022 5:01 pm carolina biological supply has some prestarted venus flytraps in vitro i think.
Here they are:

Venus Flytrap Plant Tissue Culture
Venus Flytrap (Dionaea muscipula), Plant Tissue Culture, Stage 2
Have you tried tissue culture?

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Lisam wrote: Sat Mar 12, 2022 1:45 am Have you tried tissue culture?
No, I haven't. I get more flytraps than I can handle from divisions and seeds.
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Cultures tend to easily contaminate in transit - I have no idea how the aquatic plant people do it. They need to be sealed super well!
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Hendre wrote:Cultures tend to easily contaminate in transit - I have no idea how the aquatic plant people do it. They need to be sealed super well!
lol definitely. I tried ordering from a few aquarium suppliers in the past. The cultures turned into brown mush 24-48 hours after arriving. Labflytrap packages them up well though. I have ordered from him twice over the years and maybe one in 30 gets contaminated. All the way from Prague. He ships in centrifuge vials. I think that has something to do with it.

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