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Eliminate the chance of powdery mildew through controlled dehumidification. Learn how to manage moisture in order to improve plant quality and crop yields.

quest perfect your set up Grow room dehumidifiers: Perfect your setup

Grow room dehumidifiers: Perfect your setup

Apr 16 2018

Perfect your setup When the team at East Coast Cultivation set out to build its new indoor grow operation in Rhode Island, it knew it had to…

Powdery Mildew: A grower’s perspective on recovery and prevention – themaven

Powdery Mildew: A grower’s perspective on recovery and prevention – themaven

Oct 10 2017

Powdery mildew is a common, and sometimes catastrophic, problem for growers. But you can avoid powdery mildew with effective prevention, treatment and recovery methods. With…

Q&A: Avoiding Powdery Mildew Before it Strikes

Q&A: Avoiding Powdery Mildew Before it Strikes

Jul 24 2017

Powdery mildew  is a common—yet avoidable—cause of crop loss on cannabis. To learn more about powdery mildew and how it can be avoided, we sat…

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…

Powdery Mildew and Fungicides: Part 1: Background

Powdery Mildew and Fungicides: Part 1: Background

Jun 12 2017

Powdery mildew is a common fungal disease of angiosperms (basically, any plant but conifers). The growing fungus looks grayish white and powdery.   Powdery mildew…

One Way Not to Spray: Keep Dry

One Way Not to Spray: Keep Dry

Jun 30 2016

Posted by Cannabis Product News – Solutions for a Growing Industry MADISON, Wis. – A long-time partner of the cannabis industry is looking to dry…

Condensed water vapor on grass Water Vapor in Grow Rooms: Moisture, and How to Measure It Part III: Dew Point Temperature

Water Vapor in Grow Rooms: Moisture, and How to Measure It Part III: Dew Point Temperature

Dec 10 2015

Relative humidity (%RH), grains per pound , and now, dew point temperature: All three are ways to measure moisture in the grow room. What is…

Moisture droplets on leaf Water Vapor in Grow Rooms: Moisture, and How to Measure It – Part II: Grains per Pound (GPP)

Water Vapor in Grow Rooms: Moisture, and How to Measure It – Part II: Grains per Pound (GPP)

Dec 01 2015

As we discussed last time, relative humidity (%RH) is a way to measure moisture in your grow room’s air. Today, we’ll talk about “grains per…

humidity condensing on a leaf Water Vapor in Grow Rooms: Moisture, and How to Measure It – Part I: Relative Humidity

Water Vapor in Grow Rooms: Moisture, and How to Measure It – Part I: Relative Humidity

Nov 23 2015

Plants need airborne moisture, and the water vapor (or humidity) in your grow room can determine how healthy your plants are. Healthy plants require proper…

Dude Grows Podcast with Quest

Dude Grows Podcast with Quest

Jul 28 2015

Demystifying Dehumidification: A Chat with QUEST’s Clif Tomasini- Are you using a standard residential dehumidifier in your growroom? Beware; you’re setting yourself up for failure,…

Control Humidity to Best Fight Powdery Mildew

Control Humidity to Best Fight Powdery Mildew

May 15 2015

April 23, 2015 Confusion Over Pesticide Rules Presents Conundrum for Colorado Growers “John Andrle, the owner of Denver rec shop L’Eagle Services, estimated that 95%…

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 Scourge of Powdery Mildew: Prevention Is Best

The Scourge of Powdery Mildew: Prevention Is Best

Mar 11 2015

Once powdery mildew develops, there’s always a chance that traces of it will remain in your harvest — even if you treat and try to…

The Scourge of Powdery Mildew: How Do You Treat It Once It’s Occurred?

The Scourge of Powdery Mildew: How Do You Treat It Once It’s Occurred?

Feb 24 2015

How Do You Treat It Once It’s Occurred? Let’s Talk! Quest is the industry leader in energy-efficient dehumidification solutions in the agriculture industry. If you’ve…

The Scourge of Powdery Mildew: An Overview

The Scourge of Powdery Mildew: An Overview

Feb 11 2015

What’s that powdery white stuff that’s suddenly appeared on your plants? Although it may look benign, it’s actually a fungal disease called “powdery mildew.” What…

Look For Powdery Mildew

Look For Powdery Mildew

Oct 23 2014

Some powdery mildew fungi, especially those on rose, apple, and cherry are favored by high humidities. Overcrowding and shading will keep plants cool and promote…