Weak Stems

Broad Mites or Russet Mites

Of all the mite species that are pest to plants these two seem to give growers the most trouble. These mites for their size can deal out a lot of damage to a crop/plant and because of their size they are hard to spot early enough to prevent damage. Broad mites have 4 life’s sages …

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Calcium Deficiency

Calcium Calcium is a micronutrient that is responsible healthy growth, cell wall structure and stress reduction. Also, calcium is essential for early growth while flowering. Calcium in contrast to other micronutrients is considered quite large. This effects its ability to be absorbed at the root level in its naturally derived forms. Popular soil amendments like …

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Copper Deficiency

Copper an Essential Copper is an essential nutrient throughout a plant’s life cycle. Its role in the formation of cell walls, chlorophyll production and other metabolic process’s directly affect photosynthesis and respiration. Luckily its only needed in very low quantities.   While the right amount of Copper is nessicary for normal plant growth and development …

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Nitrogen Toxicity

Nitrogen Toxicity Signs of Nitrogen Toxicity: Plants that are showing signs of nitrogen toxicity will be affected differently at different stages of life for example young growth and young pants can show the telltale dark green leaves as well as a claw like look. But older plants that are in flower might have enough energy …

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Nutrient Burn

Nutrient burn is more often than not something every grower has dealt with at one time. Your plants like to eat, sometimes they eat more then they need so when your feed solution has a very high E.C, or PPMS, you will see this very common reaction on your plants. There are benefits to a …

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Over Watering

Overwatering is mainly an issue for soil or substrate-based media the reason for the effects can be also seen in hydro but since it’s so unlikely we will only talk about overwatering/overfeeding your soil-based plants. Overwatering Is not always a result of simply watering to much but more that you have been watering too often.  …

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Pests, Bugs & Viruses

Identifying Plant Pest For growers one of the worst issues to deal with are insects or other pest that survive off your plant and will more then often kill it or reduce its health/yield. In IPM, Integrated Pest Management, like many facets of growing prevention is normally a simple process but when your preventative controls …

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Phosphorus Deficiency

 Phosphorus, is a mobile nutrient and is considered vital for plant health. Numerous catalytic process involving photosynthesis and energy transfer within the plant require adequate amounts of Phosphorus. Phosphorus needs to be readily available at all stages of life, and in even higher concentration in flower, transplants or rooting.  Phosphorus is a major component in …

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Root Rot

The origins of root rot in your hydroponic system lie in both an imbalance of organism/pathogens and lack of system oxygenation and/or uncleanliness. Because hydroponic systems are normally active w/irrigation and reservoirs feeding tables or buckets or simply drip systems. Anywhere there is water and roots invites the ability to develop root rot. Here we …

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