Understanding bud rot: Signs, symptoms and how to avoid it

Successful growers know the signs of bud rot and, as importantly, how to eliminate what causes it. The keys: humidity control and air circulation. Experts Melaney Watson, of Quest, and Jared Dinsmore, of Grass Monkey Cannabis Co., share their tips with The Joint Blog for identifying, treating and preventing bud rot, to help you prevent […]

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Bud Rot on Cannabis: Stopping Botrytis with High Times

Quest Dehumidifier in a Grow Room

Bud rot is a common scourge of cannabis growers — but fortunately, it is avoidable. The problem is, all too often, hobbyist growers who graduate to commercial operations don’t understand the science of climate control until it’s too late. Bud rot sets in, they experience crop loss, and suddenly they’re looking for solutions. This article […]

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Powdery Mildew and Fungicides: Part 2: Treatment Options

Treatment Options Inorganic: Simple chemicals are often an effective and efficient method to prevent and manage fungal infections. Some chemical treatments are safe to use on edible plants. Rinsing with dilute hydrogen peroxide or applying potassium salts can protect against initial fungal infections and slow the spread of existing infection. Though hydrogen peroxide generally has […]

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The Dangers of Mold

Botrytis infections are favored by cool and humid conditions, and are most common during rainy spring and summer weather… — Urban Garden Magazine A person who has been exposed to black mold may have the following mold symptoms: difficulty breathing, they may experience headaches, coughing, nausea, memory loss, dizziness, asthma, bronchitis, urinary tract infections, and […]

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