Can the TVX virus be removed from tulip crates?

TVX is unfortunately very well known among tulip forcers. The article below discusses a possible remedy for the virus, starting with the right cleaning method for the tulip crates. Joep Janssen illustrates a possible approach that avoids the use of heavy chemicals as cleaning agents.

Limex has been the subject of another publication related to the question: “Can the TVX-virus be removed from tulip crates?” As mentioned above, this question, which is unfortunately a very current issue for many tulip forcers, was the subject of a new article on This article highlighted the research Limex is doing to prevent and remove the TVX virus. To read more click the link below:

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