Natural Bio Pesticides with Chris Becker

Natural Bio Pesticides with Chris Becker
Event on 2017-07-19 18:30:00
Powdery mildew, Pythium root rot, and Botrytis “bud rot”, are the most common diseasesof Cannabis grown inside commercial grow facilities or within greehouses. Themost common insects are thrips, whiteflies, aphids, root aphids, as well as,mites. These pests on Cannabis will be discussed so that growers can identifywhat is on the foliage, roots or in the buds. For insects and mites, photos ofeach life stage will be presented with information presented about what to lookfor throughout the different phases of plant production. In addition, anextensive gallery of photos will highlight the diseases common on Cannabis.Cultural practices will be discussed that can reduce the risk of injury to the plant. Plus theimpact that certain environmental conditions can have on each pest will also bepresented. An overview of the common biopesticides, which are available tomanage these pests, will be presented. In addition there will be a photogallery of pests that have been reported from Cannabis grown outdoors.

at Northeastern Institute of Cannabis
10 Tech Circle
Natick, United States

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