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Effects of Mold Exposure on Cannabis Production

To successfully cultivate medical marijuana, growers must tightly control a range of environmental variables. Many growers rely on fans to circulate air and decrease the heat given off by grow lights. This makes limiting exposure to fungi of utmost importance. These fans have the unintended consequence of spreading mold spores throughout an indoor cannabis growing […]

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getting rid of mold in your indoor growing environment

Getting Rid of Mold in Your Indoor Growing Environment

When a cannabis grower sees a small area of mold developing on a plant, it’s time to get serious about fungal treatments. Mold can attack nearly any portion of a cannabis plant, from seedlings to stems to leaves to buds. The most common strains of mold, gray mold and powdery mildew, can seriously affect individual […]

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is there mold in your grow room?

Is There Mold in Your Grow Room?

The very best protection from mold in your cannabis grow room is prevention. But, how do you know prevention is necessary? Mold can come in from anywhere – making prevention a necessary part of any grow – but for testing purposes you can find out how much mold is actually hanging around in your space. […]

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six ways to prevent botrytis blight on cannabis plants

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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common types of blight in plants

Common Types of Blight in Plants

Blight in Plants Cannabis growers and cultivators monitor their plants’ progress through every stage of the growth cycle, from selecting a strain through preparation for sale. If not proactive, infections can occur during any step of cannabis growth and production pipeline. One of the most destructive problems affecting cannabis plants is blight. There are several […]

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Bud Washing or Spraying is There a Better Way

Bud Washing or Spraying – Is There a Better Way?

Bud washing can help mitigate some spores of airborne fungus on your plants, and spraying can help prevent fungus from becoming an issue – but there are serious tradeoffs with both. You spend valuable time when you wash or spray, and there’s always the possibility of leaving a harmful residue of pesticides or cleaning solution […]

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dealing with powdery mildew before it becomes a problem

How to Deal With Powdery Mildew Before it’s a Problem

Powdery mildew (PM) is a threat to cannabis crops in any grow environment. But with an indoor grow, you have options for controlling this contaminant and preventing its spread before it becomes a problem. First, you need to know what to watch out for. There are several aspects of your grow that you’ll want to […]

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Private: What Causes Mold and How to Combat It?

Mold prevention is serious business for cannabis growers. When it comes to plant diseases, cannabis plants are most susceptible to the proliferation of mold. From botrytis cinerea to hemp canker to pink rot, fungi can infiltrate an entire marijuana crop within days. Understanding what causes mold is the first step to taking action to prevent […]

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