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    FUNdamentals of Hydroponics Systems

    Keep the input coming, guys.
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    FUNdamentals of Root Disease

    Discovering a crop has a root disease or a virus infection is a horrible moment for any grower. Some will use a chemical to try to control it, but this approach is often not effective and may even worsen the situation. As with everything, prevention is better than cure. Prevention starts with...
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    Humic Acid FUNdamentals

    Humic acids are a source of concentrated organic matter derived from various sources. Plant materials go through several stages of decay: fresh plant material, green manure, compost, peat, brown coal, leonardite and coal. These materials accumulate over time, and with heat and pressure they...
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    Fundamental Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions WHAT IS pH ? pH is defined as the degree of acidity/alkalinity of a solution. It is identified on the pH scale ranging from 0 to 14, with a pH of 7 representing the neutral point. Solutions with a pH less than 7 are considered acidic, while those above 7 are...
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    FUNdamentals of Hydroponics Systems

    The Fundamentals of a Hydroponics System Understanding Vegetative Growth and Flowering / Bloom cycles Plants undergo a number of changes throughout each life cycle. The two most distinctive are Vegetative Growth and Flowering / Bloom. During vegetative growth the plant will concentrate its...
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    Nutrient Lockout pH Ranges

    Nutrient Lock Out PH Ranges (N) - 4.5-5.0 (P) - 6.0-8.5 (K) - 4.0-4.5, 6.0-6.5 (Mg) - 2.0-5.7 (Ca) - 2.0-5.3 (Zn) - 5.7-8.5 (Fe) - 2.0-3.5 (S) - 2.0-5.5 (Mn) - 2.0-4.5 (B) - 2.0-5.0 (Cu) - 6.5-9.0 (Mo) - 2.0-5.5
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    Basid Humidity Info Tips

    Cannabis that grows in a hot, dry climate will have narrower leaves than cannabis grown in a humid atmosphere. The reason is that in a dry atmosphere the plant can respirate easier because the moisture on the leaves evaporates faster. In a humid atmosphere, the moisture cannot...
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    Foilar Spray pH Info

    more info on source: I looked at the bottom of link, and noticed this info was provided by : Michael Straumietis is co-founder of Advanced Nutrients, an international marketer and manufacturer of agricultural, home & garden, hydroponics and soil less fertilizers and plant nutrients. (I don't...
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    Foilar Spray pH Info

    Friends, please keep YOUR suggestions coming. No one has all the answers in the world of cultivation & this is how WE all can learn. Thank you for your input.
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    Foilar Spray pH Info

    Foilar Spray pH Source http://ezinearticles.com/?Five-Easy-Ways-to-Increase-the-Uptake-of-Your-Foliar-Spray&id=1236523 Have Your Foliar Spray pH Balanced - It is a mistake to think that you do not need to measure the pH balance of your foliar spray. Much like your nutrient solution, the pH...
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    Rockwool pH Info

    Glad to help, friend. jigglybones
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    Foilar Spray pH Info

    Balance pH of Foilar Sprays It is a mistake to think that you do not need to measure the pH balance of your foliar spray. Much like your nutrient solution, the pH of your foliar spray should be slightly acidic, with a pH of around 5.8. jigglybones
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    Rockwool pH Info

    Stonewool is not alkaline! It is a common belief that Grodan is alkaline and that one has to continuously adjust the pH. This is not true. When Grodan is new it contains some residual lime from production. Everybody should soaks the rockwool in no lower than pH 5 water the day before use...
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    Need pH For Cloning in Perlite

    Hi Friends, I want to try cloning in straight perlite. Are there any recommendations as to what the pH of nutrient water should be? Thanks, jigglybones ps I've read...
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    Powdery Mildew Started-Do I Harvest?

    The plants I have left (LaConfidential,Cheese,White Widow) seem to be doing fine. It was the PurpErk & sm Cheese plants that exhibited the signs of PM. As mentioned, I did treat all plants with neem (that's what I had on hand), so I'm adverse to trying anything else at this time. Obviously...
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    Powdery Mildew Started-Do I Harvest?

    Ok, I jumped the gun did a little harvesting. I still have 3 LaConfidentials, 1 Cheese, 1 White Widow. Running a 9p - 9a cycle & all trichs clear this am. If I address these points in above post...."Powdery mildew spores germinate best in a temp range of around 72-88F, and in shaded areas of...
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    Powdery Mildew Started-Do I Harvest?

    Powdery and Downy Mildew http://www.maximumyield.com/article_sh_db.php?articleID=78&submit=Go The below info is edited from Maximum Yield Magazine. Readers should check out above link for full article. ----------------------------------------- Powdery mildew is often confused with 'downy...
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    Powdery Mildew Started-Do I Harvest?

    many thanks, my friend!
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