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Common Issues for Cold Chain Systems

Common Issues for Cold Chain Systems

Jul 16 2018

Regardless of what your product is or the size of your cold chain facility, a few common issues are rampant: Ice buildup, condensation and damaged…

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…

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…

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…

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%…

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…

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…