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Flowering Time

Flowering time is the phase within a plant’s lifetime wherein it produces buds, or flowers. In almost all plants, flowering time arrives when a plant gets exposure to around 12 hours of light. After plants…

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Geoponics

Geoponics is the science of cultivating land, but it is also referred to as the soil-based farming method or husbandry. The word “Geoponics” is derived from the ancient Greek word “geōponikós” which means “of agriculture.”…

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Germination

Germination is the process in which a seedling is formed from a seed or a spore to grow into an individual organism. In plant species, seeds sprout to form seedlings, and in fungal species, sporelings…

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Greenhouse

A greenhouse is a controlled environment for growing tender plants when unfavorable environmental conditions exist. Greenhouses are ideal for small tropical plants like orchids, venus flytraps, and other carnivorous plants. Indoor growing allows pollen to…

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Harvest

Harvesting is the process of gathering useful parts and/or crops from the field. It is done once all the nutrients have been filled and the edible parts are matured. The season in which this maturity…

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Hemp (Industrial)

The term industrial hemp refers to a particular variety of the cannabis sativa plant which is used industrially. It is a temperate and pacific northwest regional crop which grows best in northern latitudes and can…

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Hempcrete

Hempcrete is a bio composite prepared by combining hemp and lime, and it is believed to have been utilized to build one of the seven wonders of the world, The Great Pyramid of Giza. Hemp…

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Hydroponics

Hydroponics, also referred to as aquaponics, is a soilless method of cultivating plants or agriculture. It differs from the traditional method of soil farming known as geoponics. The word “hydroponics” comes from two Greek words…

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Light Deprivation

Light deprivation is a method of cultivation that utilizes the advantages of a plant’s photoperiodism capabilities. This process forces the plants to flower much sooner than is natural. Light deprivation is manually imparted by simulating…

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Males

The male portion of a flower is the pollen grain that is loaded with stamen, while the egg-holding pistil is the female part. Most plants sprout bisexual flowers, which means the flower has both male…

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