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Gray Mold Posted December 22nd, 2018 by Robert Bergman in Disease & Pest Control Articles, Greenhouse & Indoor Cultivation Articles, January-February 2019, Outdoor Cultivation Articles Bud rot (also known as gray mold or botrytis) is one of the most devastating fungal diseases to hit cannabis crops. It thrives in cool temperate climates where a high […]
Although fungi are the most common pathogens to cause headaches for cannabis growers, horticulturists need to be aware of all the potential threats to their gardens, how to properly prevent them from taking hold, and how to combat them when necessary. In most cases, the introduction of pathogens into the garden is preventable. Armed with a little knowledge, most growers can prevent or rectify a problem before it becomes catastrophic.
Just like garden vegetable crops, cannabis plants have a variety of pest insects that can hinder or destroy an otherwise healthy crop.
It takes roughly three months to grow a marijuana clone to full maturity. When starting from seed, it can take even longer. After putting in that much time and labor throughout the growing process, the last thing a gardener wants to do is botch the harvest. After all, when and how a gardener harvests the marijuana crop will have a dramatic impact on the finished product’s flavor and overall quality.