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What Plants Create Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids and cannabinoid-like substances that stimulate the Endocannabinoid System (or ECS) are actually found in many plants. Some of these plants have long been used in traditional medicine. Others you may recognize as popular superfoods. The magic of cannabis, certainly from a medical perspective, is that a single plant produces so many healing compounds. These are…

Cannabis Genotypic & Phenotypic Diversity

Most people are familiar with the main varieties of the cannabis plant – Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica (as well as ruderalis), and how each has either an invigorating or relaxing effect on the body. However, less is known about the hybrids of these cultivars and how they are bred. As the cannabis industry continues…

HPS Lighting For Cannabis Plants

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Apart from metal halide HID’s, this is another variety of HID’s called High-Pressure Sodium (HPS). These lighting systems and bulbs supply a totally different light spectrum for your cannabis plants. The most efficient type of HID light is the 600-watt HPS that often produces about 90,000 initial lumens upon startup. Nearly all of the HPS bulbs used…

TOO Big? Problems With Tall Marijuana Plants

Let’s talk about marijuana plant height in your indoor grow room. If you grow your marijuana plants too tall, it can create too many problems to manage your operation and has the ability to cause severe damage to plants. Indoor grow spaces, by the very nature of growing inside of a structure, have ceilings. On average,…

%$!#* Those Spider Mites on Marijuana Plants

Known As: Spider Mite Scientific Name: Tetranychus urticae [Acari: Tetranychidae] Affected Plants: Numerous plants Spider mites on marijuana plants is a common pest that you will eventually find infesting your garden (indoors and outdoors) and they can be a very difficult pest to eliminate.   Physical Description Spider mites on marijuana plants are quite small…