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Acre

The origin of the word “acre” lies in the historical English word “æcer” meaning “open field.” In the 1300s, an acre was equivalent to 40 perches, or rods, in length and four in breadth. This…

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Aeroponics

Aeroponics is a technique used for growing plants without soil or hydroponic media. The roots of plants are suspended in the air and are constantly sprayed with nutrient-laden water. They are then held within a…

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Biomass

Biomass is an organic residue material obtained from both plants and animals, and is considered the most sustainable source of energy. A solid biomass is burned to produce heat energy or converted into liquid biofuels…

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Bud

A bud is a small portion of a plant that sticks out from the stem and develops into a flower, leaf, or shoot system. It has the potential to get differentiated into definitive organs or…

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Clone

A clone is a plant organism, animal organism, individual cell, or an aggregate of cells which undergoes the process of cloning to reproduce asexually from a single progenitor cell, somatic cell, nucleus, or ancestor to…

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Drying Equipment

Cannabis Drying Systems (CDS) are mostly energy efficient and dehydration based. They combine both automated control and a closed chamber for efficient drying. During drying, unwanted pigments and chlorophyll are removed and the formation of…

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Drying Hut

The perfect drying hut for cannabis is dark, has a controlled temperature between 60°F and 70°F, and has a controlled humidity level between 50% and 65%. In addition, it must be equipped with a gyro…

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Farm Bill

The US government, along with the USDA, passed the Farm Bill in December 2018, which provides support to United States farmers and helps them address many of the crucial programs regarding cultivation & agriculture. The…

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Feminized

“Feminized” is a term used to refer to cannabis seeds which are more likely to yield female plants than male plants. In regular cannabis, the seeds have a 50% chance of sprouting into either a…

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Flowering Stage

The flowering stage is the stage of a plant’s life during which the nuts, fruits, and vegetables that it produces may be harvested. Plants expel much of their energy during the flowering stage, as it…

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