Hop Latent Viroid (HLVd) & Pathogen Diagnostics: A Comprehensive Overview

By Tassa Saldi, Ph.D.
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Hop Latent Viroid (HLVd) threatens cannabis crops and results in reduced yield, quality and profit. However, the lack of education and research about this pathogen poses a bigger threat to the cannabis community. To safeguard the productivity and quality of cannabis crops we must learn accurate and timely pathogen identification along with proactive disease management practices.

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Building An Integrated Pest Management Plan – Part 3

By Phil Gibson
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In this six-part series of articles, the AEssenseGrows plant science team introduces a framework for integrated pest management (IPM) as an integral part of your grow operations. Part One detailed an overview of the plan and pest identification. Part Two was about pest monitoring and record keeping. In Part Three, we cover preventive measures that should be taken to increase your protection to avoid a pest outbreak.

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