cannabis plant pathogens

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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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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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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Treating Powdery Mildew the Natural Way

Powdery mildew is a common fungal disease. This fungal disease affects a variety of plants, including marijuana plants. Finding an effective treatment for powdery mildew is essential in protecting your marijuana crop from harm. What Is Powdery Mildew? Powdery mildew is actually not a single fungus. It is a group of fungal species that attack […]

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Identifying Common Diseases in Plants

Cannabis producers must serve a variety of roles: cultivator, agricultural scientist, plant doctor, and business person. While it’s easy enough to spot a healthy plant, recognizing signs of disease does not come as easily. Identifying common diseases in plants is a skill that will pay enormous rewards over time. Signs of Plant Disease in Seedlings […]

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The Best Fungal Diseases Treatment for Cannabis Plants

With several millions species of fungi around the world, your cannabis plants are under constant threat. Microscopic fungal spores float through the environment, waiting to take hold of a plant. Under the right growing conditions, these spores can lead to mold, root rot, damping off, and other diseases that cripple plants. Thus, it is essential […]

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Common Fungal Disease in Cannabis Plants

Cannabis growers know that they must meticulously control environmental variables — heat, temperature, light — to keep their plants safe. More challenging to control are marijuana plant diseases. Fungal diseases are among the most common diseases affecting cannabis plants. So, when allowed to spread unchecked, they can kill an entire crop in a matter of […]

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Diseases In Plants

Common Diseases In Plants and How to Combat Them

Cannabis is a rapidly growing industry in the United States. Legal marijuana represents a $2.7 billion market in 2013 alone, according to figures from The ArcView Group. Individual growers must protect their profit margins by investing heavily in the health of their plants. Even a small outbreak of disease can significantly reduce profitability, especially among […]

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How to Treat Mold the Natural Way

A small mold infection can rapidly spread to a catastrophic outbreak in your cannabis growing environment. Although some fungicides can halt the further growth of mold spores, fungicides are also fairly toxic chemicals. The cannabis industry is undergoing a revolution to become more environmentally conscious. As a result, organic cannabis growers increasingly wonder how to treat […]

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Growing Medical Marijuana

Growing Medical Marijuana: What to Know Before You Grow

With medical marijuana, the quantity and quality of crop you harvest is directly related to the amount of effort you put into growing healthy plants. For those new to growing medical marijuana, it is a good idea to do plenty of research up front. Planning your grow room in advance will ensure you maximize efficiency […]

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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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What to Look for In Common Fungal Diseases in Plants

When cultivating healthy medical marijuana plants, there are a lot of variables to track. Humidity, temperature, light, soil pH, and soil nutrients all impact a plant’s ability to thrive. In addition to these environmental variables, it is important to identify potential threats in the form of disease. Fungal diseases are among the most prominent pathogens […]

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Effects of Mold Exposure

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 to decrease heat given off by grow light.  This creates limiting exposure to fungi to be of utmost importance. These fans have the unintended consequence of spreading mold spores throughout an indoor cannabis […]

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Cannabis Plant Problems

Solutions to Common Cannabis Plant Problems

Cannabis growers face a number of obstacles, but plant health doesn’t have to be one of them. In an indoor growing environment, disease can spread and wipe out an entire crop in a matter of days. However, understanding the most common cannabis plant problems and how they affect plants will allow you to keep your […]

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The Best Techniques for Cannabis Plant Airborne Disease Prevention

Many novice cannabis growers focus obsessively on the temperature, humidity, nutrients, and other environmental variables that impact marijuana plant health. Although these factors are very important for plants to thrive, failing to prevent the spread of microbes leaves your entire crop vulnerable to a single outbreak of disease. Understanding the best techniques for cannabis plant […]

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How AiroClean420 Can Help With Organic Control of Powdery Mildew

With more states having pending laws to legalize medical or recreational cannabis use, marijuana production is a booming industry.  Many marijuana growers currently use fungicides, pesticides, and other chemicals that are harmful to humans. The increasing demand for organic cannabis products leave many producers in the lurch, however, as plant diseases often require aggressive measures […]

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How to Combat Grey Mold on Plants

Medicinal marijuana growers must be careful to nurse their crops carefully, encouraging the plants to thrive. One of the biggest threats to cannabis plants is disease in the form of fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Unfortunately, many cannabis growers become acquainted with grey mold on plants when it targets one plant and swiftly travels throughout the […]

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Common Causes of Fungal Disease and How AiroClean420 Can Help

An outbreak of fungal disease can wreak havoc on a cannabis grower’s crop. Marijuana plants are vulnerable to more than 100 types of diseases, with a select few representing the most significant threats to a cannabis harvest. Plant diseases may occur because of fungi, viruses, bacteria, other plants, nematodes, stress, pollutants, nutrients, or genetic factors. […]

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marijuana leaf diseases

The Top 4 Marijuana Leaf Diseases that Could Put You Out of Business

When facing marijuana leaf diseases, you’ll find that some can be traced to poor nutrition. That’s usually a fairly easy fix; unfortunately, poor nutrition is not always the reason. If you just cross your fingers and hope it’s not caused by a blight, fungus, or other pathogen, you may be gambling with your entire crop. […]

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how to prevent fungal disease

How to Prevent Fungal Disease and Save Your Plants

Cannabis growers have been studying how to prevent fungal disease for years with mixed results. There are almost 100 species of fungals that can infect your crops. The worst is bud rot, but there are several others that pose a major threat. Weeks of growing time and lots of money can be lost in just […]

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What Do I Need to Know About Plant Disease and My Indoor Air Quality?

If you’re a grower, there’s a lot you should know about plant disease and air quality. There is a major connection between the quality of the air in your indoor growing areas and the health of your indoor plants. Plants grown indoors can be subject to some of the most aggressive airborne diseases. Spores and […]

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Why Fungal Disease Control on Infused Products Is Important

Fungal disease control on infused products is a significant concern for today’s marijuana growers. The infused cannabis market is a profitable and rapidly expanding part of the marijuana industry. But this rosy picture is clouded by the presence of fungal disease on the product. This is becoming a huge problem throughout the industry. Control of […]

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Fungal Disease Prevention on Infused Products: Can Cannabis Fungus Be Removed?

In the first year that cannabis was legal for recreational use in Colorado, nearly 150,000 pounds of cannabis flower were purchased in stores and dispensaries. This figure is dwarfed by the astonishing 5 million marijuana-infused edible products that were sold that year. Not only are marijuana edibles popular among recreational users, but they also represent […]

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Diseases caused by fungi

Cannabis Plant Diseases Caused by Fungi

Like humans, cannabis plants are vulnerable to threats from a variety of microorganisms. While human diseases are typically caused by viruses or bacteria, cannabis diseases most often result from fungi. Fungi are a separate kingdom of organisms characterized by their diffuse networks of branching filaments. This feature allows them to easily spread throughout an environment, […]

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Methods of Fungal Disease Control on Edibles

In 2014, the first full year in which marijuana was legal in Colorado, consumers purchased 4.8 million edible marijuana products, according to the state’s Marijuana Enforcement Division. From cookies and gummies to soda pop and granola, cannabis edibles are big business. Unfortunately, many of these edible products are contaminated with fungi. Engaging in proactive fungal […]

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Fungal Diagnosis Control on Cannabis

Disease Identification and Fungal Diagnosis Control on Cannabis

Fungal diseases are a leading cause of plant death and revenue loss for marijuana growers. The optimal growing conditions for cannabis — moderate temperatures and humidity — also provide excellent opportunities for plant diseases. Learning how to accurately identify common causes of disease is important for growers to enact effective fungal diagnosis control on cannabis […]

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The Most Effective Plant Fungus Treatment

Fungal infections are the most common and dangerous cannabis plant diseases. Investigating the best plant fungus treatment solutions will ensure the survival of your cannabis crop. Draft a Specific Plant Fungus Treatment Plan As a small business owner, leaving the health of your inventory up to chance is a problematic choice. Too often, cannabis growers […]

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