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Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew — actually an avoidable fungal disease — decreases yields and can hurt the quality of your cannabis crop.

Q&A: Avoiding Powdery Mildew Before it Strikes

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

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

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

Part 1: Background the basics Powdery mildew is a common fungal disease of angiosperms (basically, any plant but conifers). The growing fungus looks grayish white…

One Way Not to Spray: Keep Dry

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

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

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

Control Humidity to Best Fight Powdery Mildew

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

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

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?

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

related articles This is first in a series of articles related to powdery mildiew. Part II: how do you treat it once it’s occurred? Part…

Look For Powdery Mildew

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…