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    Echium Pininana I didn't know that about producing H2O2 , cannabis, gotta love her. I have used milk on my squash and I know they use it on grapes, but thats a different story. I heard it was the fat in the milk,just hear say. Got milk!


    Taken from https://www.growveg.com/guides/using...owdery-mildew/ Scientists are not exactly sure how milk sprays work, but most think proteins in the milk interact with sun to create a brief antiseptic effect. Any fungi present are "burned" into oblivion, but there is no residual effect after that. In order to be effective, milk sprays must be used preventively, must be applied in bright light, and should be repeated every 10 days or so. Someoldguy It doesn't make your buds taste funny ?
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    I've found all the above mentioned methods to be no more than band aids, with no long term effects.

    The best solution I've found came from this video.

    I use a homemade cal/phos from eggshells and vinegar, and amino acids.

    1tsp/g of cal/phos

    .25tsp/gal AA

    At first, I tried this as a foliar, but it was no better than a temporary preventative.

    Since I grow in coco, and feed daily anyway, I use this in the soup everyday.

    No gunk sprayed on leaves, no worrying about complete coverage... it's systemic, a real inside job, lol!

    One thing I have not been able to find out is how long can pm spores live without a host, especially indoors... anybody know anything about that?
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    https://www.growveg.com/guides/using...owdery-mildew/

    You don't have to garden long to become acquainted with the disease called powdery mildew, which creates whitish patches on the leaves of pumpkin, winter squash, and other members of the cucumber family. A fast-growing fungus, powdery mildew is also among the worst enemies of rosemary, and is a well-known disease of monarda, grape, and zinnia. Each of these unrelated plants hosts a different strain of powdery mildew, but I have found that they all can be controlled with regular sprays of milk and water.

    What is Powdery Mildew?
    To understand how milk sprays prevent powdery mildew and thus use them most effectively, you must first understand your enemy. Powdery mildew fungi are present in many environments, so that even in the cleanest gardens, outbreaks can begin from spores spread by windblown rain, or on the feet of insects and birds. But when the right strain of powdery mildew finds a suitable host plant, it quickly sinks root-like structures into the cells on the leaf's surface. There is stays, taking nutrition from the leaf while developing a matrix of thread-like structures over the surface. This is when we gardeners notice unusual patches of white or light gray with a powdery or furry texture, usually on the top sides of leaves.

    Powdery mildew electron microscope image. Picture courtesy of the Max Planck Institute
    Powdery mildew electron microscope image. Picture courtesy of the Max Planck Institute.
    For the infected plants, powdery mildew cripples its ability to conduct photosynthesis by blocking out light, and stops up the leaf's gas exchange system, too. Powdery mildew can quickly spread to nearby leaves, so it's always a good idea to clip out leaves that show early spotting. Also make use of resistant varieties of cucumbers, squash and melon, which can be of tremendous help in preventing powdery mildew. Resistant varieties have special characteristics that make it extremely difficult for powdery mildew fungi to enter leaves, which they do with cell-melting enzymes.

    Using Milk for Plant Mildews
    More than 50 years ago, researchers in Canada discovered that milk sprays could help prevent powdery mildew on tomato and barley. Then the age of fungicides began, with no further published research on the milk cure until 1999. Since then, numerous small studies from around the world have validated the use of milk sprays on powdery mildew on a wide range of plants. Most recently, a spray made of 40% milk and 60% water was as effective as chemical fungicides in managing powdery mildew of pumpkins and cucumbers grown in mildew-prone Connecticut. In Australia, milk sprays have proven to be as effective as sulfur and synthetic chemicals in preventing powdery mildew on grapes. In New Zealand, milk did a top-rate job of suppressing powdery mildew in apples.

    Milk also prevents powdery mildew on grapes
    Scientists are not exactly sure how milk sprays work, but most think proteins in the milk interact with sun to create a brief antiseptic effect. Any fungi present are "burned" into oblivion, but there is no residual effect after that. In order to be effective, milk sprays must be used preventively, must be applied in bright light, and should be repeated every 10 days or so.

    On the downside, some writers have suggested that milk sprays give off a bad odor after they have been applied, but this has not been my experience. I use a hand-held pump-spray bottle to wet both sides of the leaf until it's dripping, and usually spray in mid to late afternoon on a sunny day. In the days that follow, I never smell a thing.

    Healthy squash showing no sign of powdery mildew on their leaves

    There is no consensus on which dilution of milk to water is best, with the most concentrated recommended mixture 40% milk and 60% water, and the most dilute 10% milk and 90% water. I fall in between using 30% milk to 70% water, with good results. It does not matter if the milk you use is skim or whole because it is the protein rather than the milkfat that is working on your behalf.

    With experience, you will learn which types of powdery mildew are likely to develop in your garden, and this knowledge will take you far in managing this disease. Like other fungicides, milk sprays work best when used preventatively, before the disease can gain a foothold. If you often see powdery mildew on your squash, grapes or zinnias, start milk sprays before the plants show signs of infection. You have nothing to lose beyond a cup of milk.

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    Anything about using it on cannabis?

    I know one beneficial of milk being used as a great preventative measure, It can be used to eradicate spider mites as well.
    Powdery mildew! Don’t use chemicals – go organic. Get rid of powdery mildew on cannabis (kill pm), really stop it good.
    Table of Contents:
    1 Powdery Mildew on Cannabis
    1.1 What is Powdery Mildew?
    1.2 How is Powdery Mildew spread?
    1.3 Where does Powdery Mildew grow?
    1.4 Why is it bad?
    2 How to kill powdery mildew?
    3 Organic Remedies: Best Ways to Stop PM
    3.1 Potassium Bicarbonate
    3.2 Onyx Spider Mite and Powdery Mildew Killer
    3.3 Apple Cider Vinegar
    3.4 Actinovate (Streptomyces lydicus)
    3.5 Neem Oil
    3.6 Green Cure
    3.7 Applying Organic PM Spray
    3.8 Additional Tips
    3.8.1 Outdoors
    3.8.2 Indoors
    Powdery Mildew on Cannabis
    What is Powdery Mildew?
    Powdery mildew (wiki) is a white, powder-like fungal disease that reproduces on the leaves of many different kinds of plant species, including cannabis.
    This fungal disease, commonly called “PM” by growers, quickly spreads throughout leaves, hindering the plant’s photosynthesis (absorbing nutrients from light).
    When powdery mildew is in the right climate, it only takes about 5 days from one powder mildew spore to mature it’s own spores to create a new colony (reproduce itself).
    How is Powdery Mildew spread?
    ��️ Through the air (airborne transmission).
    ��️ Via insects (wooly aphids)
    �� Via animals
    �� Via humans (clothing)
    Powdery mildew fungi can reproduce both sexually and asexually. This fungi releases it’s matured spores in order to find new areas to grow on (i.e. your plant).
    Powdery mildew spores are most often spread via airborne transmission, but also can hitchhike on a number of things including common garden pests, pets or even on your clothes.
    If you’re walking in and out of your growroom a lot, and you just can’t seem to get rid of powdery mildew even after mulitple treatments, it’s probable that you’re bringing it in.
    Where does Powdery Mildew grow?
    �� In climates with over 55% humidity.
    ��️ In temperatures of 65° to 90°F.
    ��️ In stagnant air or closed environments.
    Powdery mildew thrives in high-humidity environments and at moderate temperatures, A mild warm climate or indoor growroom will increase the reproduction of powdery mildew (up to 90° F).
    Stagnant air greenhouses and indoor grow rooms without proper ventilation are easy places for powdery mildew to reproduce. Plants that have been overcrowded grown Sea of Green or SCROG style may be problematic, as they trap in moisture.
    ⚠️ There may be powdery mildew growing in your garden right now!
    Common hosts include cabbages, tomatoes, cucumbers and beans – even trees such as apple, pear and Japanese maple trees can carry PM. Make sure to eliminate ALL of your local powdery mildew around, not only your cannabis plants selectively.
    Why is it bad?

    Powdery mildew sucks the life out of plants, robbing them of their ability to collect nutrients via leaves. As PM takes over, the leaves unable to collect nutrients will yellow, bringing the plant into a slow stunted growth.
    PM spreads quickly though cannabis, smothering it in white mildew – many times in just a few days. Left untreated, powdery mildew will effectively ruin your weed harvest.
    Cannabis plants afflicted with powdery mildew should not be harvested for smoking – inhaling fungi is not good.
    Those who have experienced massive outbreaks of powdery mildew outdoors or indoors will be the first to tell you – PM takes some real wizardry to cure.
    How to kill powdery mildew?
    To truly stop powdery mildew on your cannabis plants from ever growing again, you have to kill it everywhere. While bringing back a matured plant covered in PM can be close to impossible (if you want safe smoke), getting rid of it on a young plant is easy enough. Organic options do work. Eliminating an outbreak is more probable the earlier on it’s spotted.
    ⚠️ Stay away from sulfur and copper remedies, unless your plants are very young. Although these often work, they are toxic and not fit for smoking purposes.
    I once had a Blueberry Hash plant covered in pm, so I did the sulfur spray and wow – it sure did get rid of the powdery mildew. After though, a white sulfur residue was left behind that was impossible to remove, even with rinsing. Once harvested, the buds were completely unsmokeable. Why? Because it tasted and smelled like you were lighting up a match – sulfur.
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    A somewhat effective solution to PM is baking soda (sodium bicarbonate). Maybe not entirely though, case studies have shown baking soda to be only mildly successful. It requires quite a bit of baking soda to really get a good punch at powdery mildew, only seeming to knock out mildew growth for a short period of time. After a few days the powdery mildew usually sets back in – unless it was knocked out completely, or the growing environment has been changed.

    Organic Remedies: Best Ways to Stop PM
    Potassium Bicarbonate
    potassium Potassium bicarbonate is the preferred alternative to sodium bicarbonate. In a study performed on gooseberries, an initial outbreak of over 90% infection rate throughout plants was reduced to approximately 10% affected plants due frequent foliar spraying of potassium bicarbonate – read the study here.
    Well-known cannabis grower/activist Ed Rothenthol prefers to mix an ounce of sodium bicarbonate in a gallon of water together with 1.5 cups of milk.
    Milk, has also been proven to help remedy powdery mildew – but beware, do not spray budding plants with milk, as the proteins will create an easy environment for blue/black mold or botrytis to grow. Furthermore, potassium bicarbonate is beneficial in fighting other mildews, rusts, and molds.


    Onyx Spider Mite and Powdery Mildew Killer
    onyxx Specifically designed for cannabis growers, ‘Onyx Killer’ contains a malady of different oils including neem oil, hemp oil, coconut oil and a few others designed to cure plants rid with powdery mildew, mites, or both. It has been proven to work effectively in the outdoor marijuana garden, as experienced personally by growers.
    An elephantine South African sativa presented herself gargantuanly gorgeous, except for the unfortunate infection that swept over her quick. Always skeptical, who would think ‘Onyx Killer’ was going be that great, kind-of looking to like a ‘snake oil’ product – is even stated as “Can Use Through Harvest!”.
    To much surprise, Onyx Killer effectively wiped out nearly all of the powdery mildew on that jumbo sativa, with the harvested flowers clean while reeking like a skunk.


    Apple Cider Vinegar
    The uses and benefits of apple cider vinegar (ACV) are enough to write a book about. Many of us know people who drink, brush their teeth and bathe with the stuff. Relating to powdery mildew, the acetic acid contained in vinegar will help rid your plants of the infection. Spray two to three times a week for maximum effectiveness, making sure to cover the leaves fully.
    It should be noted however, that although apple cider vinegar is strong enough to stop most moderate-level PM infections apple cider vinegar is not effective in eliminating a well-developed outbreak of powdery mildew.
    Mix 2 teaspoons of organic apple cider vinegar into a quart of water – be careful not to overdo it, high concentrations of vinegar can burn plants.


    Actinovate (Streptomyces lydicus)
    Streptomyces lydicus (SL) is an organic microorganism that establishes itself on plants’ roots, stems and leaves. Once established the microorganism combats many diseases, blights and mildews (including powdery mildew, of course).
    Beneficial for a wide range of plant species – from ganja, vegetable gardens, trees and lawns. Streptomyces lydicus is water soluble and can be applied with a foliar spray or root drench, helping with many possible problems in a plants’ life. Actinovate is stated as “SAFE for people, pets and the environment”.
    Top growers in the field had tremendous results with microorganisms, being fond of Dipel bacillus thuringiensis (BT) for pests and Actinovate (SL) for plant diseases and mildews. Not widely known in throughout the general population – get your hands on this secret wonder-product!


    Neem Oil
    neemoilNeem oil, produced from the seeds of the Indian neem tree, is a well known wonder product for plants. Naturally fungicidal, weekly application of neem oil will take care of most powdery mildew problems.
    Professionals have had better results controlling powdery mildew with neem oil compared to baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) in controlled side-by-side studies. While normal doses won’t completely eradicate powdery mildew from mature infected plants, regular spraying will clean off the mildew, keeping it at bay. If neem oil is sprayed before plants have powdery mildew, you may rest assured they will not be easily infected with PM.
    Being an organic insecticide and miticide as well, most gardeners should already have neem oil on hand. Some people complain about the smell, while others find it enjoyable, akin to a pine sol freshness.


    Green Cure
    greencureOne of the most popular products of today’s generation, Green Cure is an effective potassium bicarbonate based product. Reputed to have performed as well or better than chemical fungicides in over 200 university studies.
    Green Cure dehydrates mold and mildew spores instantly, critically damaging the life-force of the infection. For best results apply during a hot sunny day, and let your plants soak up the sun as the powdery mildew disappears.
    Green Cure posseses the power to rejuvenate plants immersed in heavy powdery mildew infection. Proven to cure a large range of mildews and diseases, Green Cure is a safe and effective solution to your powdery mildew problems.


    Applying Organic PM Spray
    A simple garden pump sprayer like this one on Amazon is all you need to do the job. Even water bottle sprayers can be used, however it’s important that the spray gets applied to both sides of the leaves.
    While foliar treating plants, make sure you cover up your topsoil. Although these remedies are ‘organic’, they still can be harmful to your soil’s microbiology. Simply cut pieces of slick cardboard to fit snug against the main stalk weed plants, effectively covering the topsoil and protecting from any dripping foliarspray.
    Using an organic wetting agent like this on Amazon (sometimes called a spreader-sticker) helps the spray stay on the foliage longer. There are many suitable kinds on the market, be sure to use one if possible.
    Some people like to substitute 2 – 4 drops of Dr. Bronners soap per quart of spray soution as a spreader-sticker. Keep it out of your soil and don’t over do it, it’s easy to burn your plants up using this; 2 – 4 drops per quart is plenty.
    Most remedies require more than one application to really be effective. Remember any moisture will likely wash the foliar spray off, even morning dew on plants can remove the coating off the leaves. Best time to spray is before noon on a dry, sunny day.
    Additional Tips
    Remove any infected material from the garden/growroom.
    Let plants breathe. Allow for adequate plant spacing.
    Keep the plant’s surroundings clean.
    Give plants as much full sun and light as possible.
    Don’t overfertilize, the tender growth may be an easy target.
    Beware of foliar watering and other ways of humidity getting on leaves (morning dew). Only wash off plants when they can get dry.
    Don’t forget about mold resistant strains!
    Outdoors
    Sunlight can be a lifesaver – if you have potted plants outside, ‘follow the sun’ with them. Make sure plants are in full sun for as many hours as possible, and also make sure the sun is not missing any sides of your marijuana, if possible. Hot sunny days combined with multiple foliar sprayings can be the KO punch to powdery mildew you need.
    Indoors
    When trying to gain control over powdery mildew on cannabis, try to get your plants in a open, breathable spot. Fungi love closed humidity.

    ��Getting rid of powdery mildew 100% is not always possible for most growers. You may have to repeat treatment if powdery mildew reaapears, as it commonly does.
    Good luck with the PM battle!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Echium Pininana View Post
    How does the milk work? I mean by what method, is it acidic and works just by lowering the pH? If so would citric acid be acceptable?
    I'm just thinking that sour milk doesn't sound too appealing lol and I don't know about the long term storage of the buds..
    ...sorry man, i don't remember the specific mechanism by which it works, i just know it works and is safe to use up to the day of harvest.

    ...i know it works because it worked for me and i also know you needn't worry about a sour milk taste.

    ...back about 10 years ago i was gifted clones thst were infected with pm and so i hastily began researching pm once i noticed that it had spread.

    ...the thing with pm is that it is systemic so 1 application works like a dream but it doesn't cure the plants which is why i recommended spraying every 3 days, and you don't want to saturate your buds, just mostly the leaves, if some gets on the buds no big whoop but try not to spray directly on buds.

    ...it takes several weeks for the milk to cure the powdery mildew so flowers 5 weeks in won't have enough time to cure it but it will slow it down and allow the plants to finish. ...but with regular sprayings over several weeks you can cure any mothers.

    ...i'll dig around and see if i can find the file i saved that convinced me to try it and one other thing i remember is that the milk also boosts the plants immune system.

    ...i should say also that the grower needs to look at his environment and to research the life cycle of pm and the conditions that promote it's germination. ...mostly growers get pm because of plants packed too closely together hampering air flow, moist still air is what pm loves.

    ...and of course it is always a good idea to quarentine any gifted clones for a couple of weeks, and thoroughly search for any hitchhikers.

    peace, SOG

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    Powdery Mildew On Marijuana Plants
    Powdery Mildew on cannabis:

    What is Powdery Mildew
    Signs
    How to get rid
    Plant symptoms
    Powdery mildew, also known as white powdery mildew, comes from lots of different fungi. Powdery mildew looks like white or gray powdery growths on your marijuana plants’ leaves.

    It appears on grow areas indoors and outdoors and is foreshadowed by small bumps on the topsides of leaves. Typical species of fungi that go after hops will also go after your marijuana plants.


    What is powdery mildew
    Powdery mildew spores can be transported to your plants on the wind, through air ventilation systems, from pets, and any other living thing that moves (including yourself). Until the surrounding environment is ideal, the spores from mildew will stay dormant, biding their time.


    Powdery mildew on cannabis leaf

    This is why powdery mildew can be so tricky - you never know when it is lurking and waiting for the perfect time to strike. Powdery mildew is one of those conditions that is better to prevent from the get-go.

    The main problem arises with powdery mildew when it is able to grow until it severely slows down photosynthesis and, therefore, ruins your harvest. It, therefore, needs to be taken care of as soon as you are able to identify it. Powdery mildew is not as uncommon as some other conditions, so it is something that you need to keep an eye out for.


    Signs of powdery mildew
    You will know you have powdery mildew when you notice fuzzy, flour-like circular patches on your marijuana plants’ leaves. You might see leaves that look spotted, mottled, and wilting. The powdery mildew infection will quickly spread to surrounding leaves and will “eat” everything in its path.

    Powdery mildew is quite recognizable, given its stark white in contrast with the green leaves, and it can be removed if you use proper treatment in a timely manner. The problem with powdery mildew is the spores - often you can’t even see them as they are spreading throughout the air, making them extremely difficult to avoid and combat.


    Signs of powdery mildew

    Powdery mildew is the most likely to occur when humidity levels are high (above 55%) when there is not much air ventilation happening in your grow area. It also occurs when there is overcrowding of your marijuana plants at the grow site or in the grow room. Leaves touching other leaves are more likely to spread powdery mildew to each other, making it even harder to eradicate when your setup looks like that.

    Powdery mildew generally goes for the youngest plants first, spreading across the entire plant and ruining the stems, buds, and leaves of your plant. You will notice a damp sort of smell coming from your buds - this is how you will know which buds have been affected by the powdery mildew.

    Once the fungus has invaded a bud, it cannot be taken away. If the powdery fungus continues its course of action, it will eventually make your marijuana plant turn yellow, which will become brown, and then the plant will simply die.

    Tip: make sure to download my free Grow Bible for more information about how to get rid of powdery mildew

    It is crucial that you never let your plants reach this point. Make sure you are constantly inspecting your plants and always keeping a close eye out for any unexpected changes in your plants.

    Not sure if your marijuana plants suffer from a powdery mildew infection? Check the article Marijuana diseases for a list with pictures of all possible marijuana diseases


    How to get rid of powdery mildew
    Avoidance
    If it’s possible, you should take certain steps to avoid an invasion of powdery mildew anyway. When you initially plant or transplant your plants into their mature location, make sure they have plenty of extra room. If they are planted closely together, the likelihood of powdery mildew popping up is significantly higher.

    When you water your marijuana plants, you should make sure that you are doing it at a time of day when they will receive five hours or more of light after that. This can be artificial or natural light, depending on your growing situation.

    You can also try using a UVC light if you are an indoor marijuana grower, which will keep any missed powdery mildew spores from going for your valuable plants. Some growers who have a few years’ experience under their belts might prune some of the fan leaves that don’t receive any direct light due to shading.


    UV lights

    This makes it so there are less ideal spots for powdery mildew to land and begin growing. It also has the added benefit of your plant conserving its energy and using it more efficiently for other leaves and growths.

    Treatment
    If you do end up having a powdery mildew problem, one way to solve the problem is at home. One home remedy is 2 teaspoons of organic apple cider vinegar mixed with one quart of water. Mist this mixture onto your plants to both kill the powdery mildew growth and prevent any more from cropping up.

    It can also be used preventatively before any powdery mildew arises at all. Another option is to do the same thing with one-half teaspoon of baking soda mixed with a quart of water.


    Ingredients to create your own Powdery Mildew spray

    Other options for destroying or preventing the powdery mildew include oil sprays such as neem oil, sesame oil, or fish oil. These sprays can also work well for other fungal diseases. A final option at your disposal is a milk spray made from 40% milk and 60% water.

    This works so well because the milk has protein in it which reacts to the sun and naturally forms an antiseptic. This antiseptic is what kills the mildew. You can use a milk spray preventatively by spraying it on your plants every ten days, but only when the sun (or artificial light) is shining brightly. This is a common method for all gardeners to use on their plants.


    Milk & Water spray to threat Powdery Mildew

    In order to take care of a plant that has been infected with powdery mildew, you should utilize a plastic bag to remove the leaves that have been affected. Seal the bag and then put it into a disposal container that has a tight lid.

    The reason for using the plastic bag is to prevent the spores from being sprung into the air and infecting other plants nearby. After removal of the infected areas, treat your plant with fungicide on the stems that held the removed leaves.

    Other Methods
    There are a few alternative methods that you can use to heal your plants, including oil sprays such as cinnamon oil, garlic oil, coriander oil, clove oil, jojoba oil, or cottonseed oil sprays. A commercial product like Mold Control will always to the job. If you want to make sure to get rid of powdery mildew, buy something like Marijuana Mold Control.


    Easiest way: use Mold control

    There are also copper-based applications that you can purchase at any garden center. You can also try one tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide mixed in with water, which destroys the fungus by oxidizing its cell walls. Yet another solution is one teaspoon of limonene that is combined with one quart of water, offering fungicidal properties without actually killing the fungus altogether.

    Finally, there are sulfur burners to control and contain the fungus. When using sulfur burners, make sure that you keep away from it when the treatment is taking place - in people, sulfur burners can cause respiratory inflammation. After the treatment, be sure to wipe off every window and wall completely so that you know any residue from the sulfur burner has been removed.


    Marijuana plant symptoms
    Leaf Color:
    - Pale colors
    - White patches on leaves

    Leaf Symptoms:
    - Upper leaves and newer growths are affected
    - Lower leaves and older growths are affected
    - Visible white powdery patches on the leaves
    - Spots
    - Mottled, mosaic on leaves
    - Wilting and drooping of leaves

    Plant Symptoms:
    - Mold

    If you are looking for an extremely simple way to get rid of the powdery mildew, you should give the tap water - paper towel method a try. Simply get the paper towels wet and gently wipe your infected leaves with them, therefore removing the mildew that is already there. When doing this, make sure you don’t bump your leaves too much, as that could cause spores to enter the air and spread.


    Remove Powdery Mildew with paper towel

    You can also incorporate at least two fans into your grow room to improve the conditions and lessen the chances of powdery mildew development. You should have one fan directing air through the leaves of your plants and the other fan facing out from your grow room. This is so the “used” warm air is dispelled from the room and replaced with fresh air.

    Remember that plants with strong genetics have less change of getting sick and are less vulnerable for pests and diseases. So make sure to buy cannabis seeds from a trusted seed bank.


    This has got to be one of the most comprehensive threads accumulated on line. One stop shopping.

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    I mistakenly used Sulfur powder buy Lilly company to get rid of my powdery mildew 2 months prior to harvest time and now that it's Harvest Time I chopped washed hung and dried no powdery mildew but I cannot get the sulfur smell or taste out of my buds they literally taste like a burnt Matchstick and I didn't do just one plant I did all of my plants is anybody know how to neutralize the sulfur cuz I don't and it's a total loss right now

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    I wouldnt have a clue how to neutralize that. Sulfur is a very strong petro-chemical by product with a resounding unmistakable flavor and scent. If you can taste it that means you are also "smoking" it. I wonder what the MSDS would state or say about the stuff. Like exposure limits and what not. It may be harmless.

    Just scratching the surface on the MSDS's shows it not as a known carcinogen BUT through chronic long-term exposure can cause respiratory complications.

    Perhaps using in edibles. Not positive, as the ingesting of it may be bad for your health. I am not 100% clear on any of the potential concentrations of sulfur in your buds and what the exposure could cause in you. I would monitor my over all health as i continued to use it. Also research more about the hazards (if any) associated with the exposure. Just my thoughts.

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