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Proceedings of the International Plant Propagator's Society

Vol. 10

Title:
THE MORE UNUSUAL ASPECTS OF PLANT PROPAGATION METHODS AND EXPERIENCES IN MIST PROPAGATION IN BERMUDA

Author:
Donald J. Moore

pp: 80-86

Abstract:
Before proceeding into the main subject matter of this paper, it is, I feel, essential to acquaint you all with a few statistics relevant to Bermuda's geographical location, climatical data and topography. Whilst these factors may not effect propagation to any great extent in a broad sense, they most certainly do dictate problems to us locally. They do this in no uncertain matter.

Our climate may be described as sub-tropical. Geographically, however, we are located in the Temperate zone. Exact location, relevant to the nearest point of land, is 568 miles from Cape Hatteras. The nearest west indian island is Abaca, some 700 miles to the south west. Contrary, to general belief, we are not part of the West Indies, but are indeed, very much an isolated land mass.

We owe our congenial climate entirely to our close proximity to the Gulf Stream. Frost in unknown. The lowest recorded temperature is

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