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Pythium, which causes the damping off of seedlings, reducing them to a putrid mass in a few hours, and Phytophthora, the agent of the potato disease.
Give auriculas and carnations abundance of air, but keep the roots rather dry to prevent damping off.
Continue the forcing of roses, hyacinths, &c. Houses containing large-flowered Japanese chrysanthemums will require to be kept dry, airy and moderately warm to prevent " damping-off " of petals.
Plant Houses, Frames, &c. - Carnations and picotees in pots must be kept rather dry to prevent damping off.