Light

The most essential requirement for growing plants is an adequate source of light. If you grow outdoors, an abundance of light is typically available depending on time of year and geographical location. If you are growing indoors; however...


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Temperature

The temperature of a growing environment is crucial to maintain optimal growth and maximize the genetic potential of the plant. The ideal temperature will vary given the stage of growth and the type of plant being grown. During vegetative growth...


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Humidity

Humidity is the measure of the volume of water in the air at a given temperature. Higher humidity (>75%) can lead to slowed growth due to reduced evapotranspiration and can increase the potential for disease that favors high moisture, such as...


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Pests and Disease

A difficult aspect of growing plants is how to deal with harmful insects and diseases. Pest problems can be dealt with by using clean plant stock, minimization of exposure to outside environments and ...


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