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Bud Rot

Bud rot, or botrytis, is a common fungus many cannabis growers face at some point, especially those who are unfamiliar with controlling humidity and air circulation.

The fungus causes poor water and nutrient delivery to plant leaves and flowers, resulting in death. It’s not only frustrating but has the potential to cause economic disaster after an otherwise successful grow cycle.

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

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

Sep 30 2021

Signs, symptoms and how to avoid it Bud rot, or botrytis, is a common fungus many cannabis growers face at some point, especially those who…

Dehumidifier preventing bud rot Nipping Bud Rot in the Bud: Stop crop loss before it starts

Nipping Bud Rot in the Bud: Stop crop loss before it starts

Apr 16 2018

Stop crop loss before it starts As your grows get bigger, the last thing you need is for crop loss to strike. That’s why you…

Keeping Bud Rot at Bay with Humidity Control

Keeping Bud Rot at Bay with Humidity Control

Nov 07 2017

The fungus Botrytis cinerea is a common cause of crop loss. The first signs might be yellowing leaves, followed by white mold on colas. As…

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

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

Oct 06 2017

Signs, symptoms and how to avoid it Bud rot, or botrytis, is a common fungus many cannabis growers face at some point, especially those who…

Powdery Mildew and Fungicides: Part 3: Plant Breeding

Powdery Mildew and Fungicides: Part 3: Plant Breeding

Jun 26 2017

Plant Breeding as a Strategy Fungal infection resistance in any particular strain of plant can range from immunity (no infection at all) to resistant (some…

Powdery Mildew and Fungicides: Part 2: Treatment Options

Powdery Mildew and Fungicides: Part 2: Treatment Options

Jun 19 2017

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…

For Robust Plant Growth Maintain Proper Humidity Levels

For Robust Plant Growth Maintain Proper Humidity Levels

Apr 23 2015

To grow properly, plants need proper humidity, temperature, and light levels. If plants get too much or too little of these elements, the resulting stress…

The Dangers of Mold

Oct 23 2014

Botrytis infections are favored by cool and humid conditions, and are most common during rainy spring and summer weather… — Urban Garden Magazine A person…