No.2 Is really why I bought myself some lizard UVB T5 and have been running it 100% of the time (it is quite weak). There is definitely more trichromes on the plants directly under the light. Volatiles (terps) and secondary metabolites is really what motivates me to add UVB.I've been reading some scientific papers tonight on UV-B........here's some of the more interesting points.
1. "Furthermore, UV light can reduce the lifespan of other equipment in your grow environment. This is because some materials, like plastic, degrade quickly when exposed to UV."
2. "UV wavelengths can also help plants defend against insects. UV wavelengths, and to some extent, other wavelengths of light, can trigger plants to release defence compounds. Some examples of these defence compounds are volatiles (smells that deter insects), hormones (alert defence responses in other parts of the plant), secondary metabolites (change the colour and taste of a plant) and trichomes."
3. "Aside from (potentially) increasing THC content and reducing damage from insects, UV wavelengths have other benefits. In particular, there is strong evidence that UV-B light prevents the spread and severity of fungal spores."
4. "Unfortunately, UV exposure is also connected with lower CBD levels. This is likely because there is a tradeoff between THC production and CBD production."
Looks real clean! Curious of the results for sure the pollen here in fla is horrible this time a year, so ya got me thinking how well would one keep up?Well, it's a beast. It's bigger than I thought, and definitely louder than I thought at the highest speed. Either way though, if it works well, I'll be a happy camper and buy 1-2 more for each floor of the house. Initially, it's best to run it in each room for 2-3 hours, then place it centrally and leave it be.
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Thats great i really hope it helps with allergies, i know how bad it can get. Feeling like you cant breath your lungs are so tight. would you mind sharing what ratio you usually use for your oil infusion. i have some in the double boiler right now but think i need to add way more green i used 2oz (weighed after decarb) to 48fl oz coconut oil. i can always infuse the oil 2 times if needed.
Thanks. That's exactly what i'm going to do. Now just to figure out what to do with a lifetime supply of coconut oil! I'm sure ill find a use!Regarding this, once or twice I made the oil and it wasn't potent enough so I melted it down and double boiled it again with more pot to make it stronger. So it is possible to do and it will work fine.
I will keep you posted. In FL also. Mine should be here wednesday the tracking says, UPS. Im not really allergic to the pollen though, dust and cats to hell!Looks real clean! Curious of the results for sure the pollen here in fla is horrible this time a year, so ya got me thinking how well would one keep up?