The Most Common Cannabis Plant Pathogens

Plants face a variety of pathogens that inhibit growth and cause failure to thrive. It is essential to carefully monitor your plants to ensure that they remain free of disease. Learning how to recognize the most common cannabis plant pathogens is the best way to keep them healthy. Most Common Cannabis Plant Pathogens Powdery Mildew […]

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The Best Treatment for Blight in Marijuana Plants

Marijuana growers often worry about blight. Blight is a leading contributor to plant death. In fact, blight itself is not a specific disease. Instead, it is a characteristic set of symptoms that affect marijuana plants. Unlike other cannabis plant infections, blight may be caused by a fungus or a bacteria. Finding the best treatment for […]

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6 Ways to Prevent Botrytis on Cannabis Plants

It only takes a single botrytis infection for cannabis growers to get smart about prevention. The botrytis fungus, also known as gray mold, is notoriously difficult to treat. However, taking thoughtful measures to prevent botrytis on cannabis plants will ensure that your entire crop makes it to harvest. 6 Ways to Prevent Botrytis on Cannabis […]

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Considerations When Choosing Air Sanitation for Growing Marijuana

Growing marijuana requires a strong commitment to prevent plant pathogens. Many microorganisms that negatively impact plant health are fungal in nature. Unfortunately for growers, fungal spores easily spread throughout a grow room. This constant circulation of spores puts plants at constant risk. The best way to prevent an outbreak of marijuana fungus is to invest […]

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The Most Common Causes of Powdery Mildew and How to Prevent It

Powdery mildew is the scourge of agricultural producers everywhere, and marijuana cultivators are no exception. Many growers mistakenly believe that mildew and mold thrive at higher temperatures. However, powdery mildew has an affinity for moderate temperatures in the typical range used for growing marijuana. This makes it a tough fungus to outsmart. Understanding the most […]

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How to Treat Powdery Mildew Without Chemicals

Agricultural producers have turned to chemical fungicides for decades to control the outbreak of fungal plant pathogens. Unfortunately, some evidence suggests that these fungicides may be dangerous for human health. With many cannabis consumers using the product for medical reasons, the demand for organic marijuana is strong. Now, in response to this growing consumer demand, […]

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How to Detect Botrytis Bunch Rot on Cannabis Plants

Cannabis growers must remain vigilant about a range of threats to their plants. Overwatering, underwatering, insufficient light, nutrient deficiencies, and temperature can all take their toll on a plant’s health. Perhaps the biggest threat, however, is fungal pathogens that infect plants. These can quickly undermine the health of an entire crop of marijuana plants. As […]

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Can You Destroy Powdery Mildew on Infused Products?

Infused products represent one of the biggest marijuana success stories in Colorado, the first state in the U.S. to implement legalized cannabis. In 2014, more than 4.8 million units of infused edible products were sold in Colorado. The majority of those sold was for recreational use. When it comes to production of infused cannabis products, […]

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Learn How to Stop Botrytis on Cannabis Plants

Botrytis cinerea, also known as gray mold, is perhaps best known for affecting wine grapes. However, gray mold can also decimate a cannabis crop within a few short days. Botrytis cinerea takes the form of asexual spores that spread on branching gray filaments that soon cover a plant. Circulating air throughout a grow room causes […]

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How to Get Rid of Powdery Mildew During Flowering

Trying to get rid of powdery mildew during flowering is a serious problem, and a difficult one to resolve. Short of dousing your infected plants in gasoline and lighting a match, your options are limited. The smart way to deal with powdery mildew is never to let your plants be exposed by spores in the […]

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