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Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 08-09-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
You obviously have not seen a yellow cloud of...

You obviously have not seen a yellow cloud of pollen from a hemp field before. I assure you, pollen from a large enough field can travel for miles on a moderate wind.

Pollen lasts nearly...
Forum: Grow Diaries 08-09-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,614
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
It happens, and glad you have backups. :) Most...

It happens, and glad you have backups. :) Most likely the bugs ate through too much of the base of the stem. Once the plant is unable to keep liquids moving it's a slow decline to the crispy state....
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 08-07-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 43,092
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Sweet! :D

Sweet! :D
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-07-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 29,792
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
What purpose would that serve, the farmer is not...

What purpose would that serve, the farmer is not smoking the corn, you are not smoking the corn, nobody is smoking vegetables here.

In addition, corn is not a Hyperaccumulator...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 08-07-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Wow... I appreciate that, thank you. :) I've...

Wow... I appreciate that, thank you. :)

I've never been into the seed thing, have difficulty tracking who made what and where such and such came from, but I know good plants when I grow them. :)...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-07-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 29,792
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
LOL This still never fails to tickle me. :) After...

LOL This still never fails to tickle me. :) After so many people calling my 100% hydro "The most amazing organic they've ever had," it's just funny. I too would like to see these research papers. I...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 08-07-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 43,092
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Pollen control is ideal, since it's amazing how...

Pollen control is ideal, since it's amazing how little it takes to seed an entire plant.

- Isolate the pollen producer(s) if at all possible. I like to use small, filtered air, micro-boxes. This...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 08-05-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Crazy... I expected these to sell out quick....

Crazy... I expected these to sell out quick. Times have changed, yeah?

Is ECSD not such a big thing in Europe?

I'm hoping someone picked up a pack and gets some photos put up. It'll be next...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 08-05-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 43,092
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I stored some mixed solution for over a year in a...

I stored some mixed solution for over a year in a refridgerator, in a brown bottle with black plastic spray top, with a black trash bag double layered and taped around it.
As long as the solution...
Forum: Grow Diaries 08-04-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,614
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yep, makes perfect sense to me. Even cannabis...

Yep, makes perfect sense to me. Even cannabis roots are different between strains, at least according to the taste bud of insects. I'm loving the nematode idea, and kicking myself for not applying...
Forum: Medicinal Cannabis Forum 08-04-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 675
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
A+ on the filters idea... the biggest thing...

A+ on the filters idea... the biggest thing you'll notice is sampling someone else's cannabis after a month of high-micron filtered of your own. ;) Wow...
I've been thinking I could have been more...
Forum: Medicinal Cannabis Forum 08-02-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 675
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I think you need cleaner cannabis, or fewer mucus...

I think you need cleaner cannabis, or fewer mucus producing foods in your diet? All it takes is one indoor run with high-micron air filtration. I've never seen anyone go back to growing...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 08-02-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Use Samsung or Epistar, get more than you need...

Use Samsung or Epistar, get more than you need (slightly more expensive) and run them at lower voltages. You'll get longer life and (at the right power level) better lumen/watt ratio than full blast.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 08-02-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Awesome! What a great idea. :D

Awesome! What a great idea. :D
Forum: Toker's Den 08-02-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
THC without terps? Almost all commercial edibles...

THC without terps? Almost all commercial edibles before a few years ago. Recently there are a few companies which have been adding terpenes to the mix, which makes a significant difference. Nothing...
Forum: Organic Soil 08-02-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,651
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
My apologies, I edited my comment to reflect the...

My apologies, I edited my comment to reflect the actual source. After all these years I still have a hot nerve on this topic, I should have taken more care to cite Dr. Rae in the first place.
...
Forum: Grow Diaries 08-02-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,614
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
The wilting is a sign the roots are damaged and...

The wilting is a sign the roots are damaged and not uptaking oxygen properly. Does this plant get more sun than the other? More sun at some point in the day than the other plant? Carefully check the...
Forum: Organic Soil 08-01-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,651
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Dr. Adie Rae's research is from medical ER...

Dr. Adie Rae's research is from medical ER reports? I can see why her conclusion is very wrong for those sensitive to azadirachtin.

No offense, but I've dealt with this for over 10 years. I took...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-30-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Activated Charcoal is black. No idea what white...

Activated Charcoal is black. No idea what white powder would be coming from a charcoal filter, perhaps the dust is from the inside of the ducting?

Grats on starting up again :D
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 07-30-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,430
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I'll second this advice. :dance013: Do your...

I'll second this advice. :dance013:

Do your research and pay attention to the details of the growers giving the info. Some growers are genius, and yet unable to formulate a proper sentence. Other...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 07-30-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Plants seriously do not like going dry in coco......

Plants seriously do not like going dry in coco... definitely be sure to water them when they're still moist. A pocket of coco drying out will also cause issues with the part of the plant those roots...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-30-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 580
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I see a LOT of 'stretched' cannabis around. I...

I see a LOT of 'stretched' cannabis around. I wonder if this is where it's coming from.

Those of you running 80F+ temps and co2, do your flowers have a central stem without any branching stems?...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 07-30-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Does it still have the phrase "Made from select...

Does it still have the phrase "Made from select grains"? lol
Always brings to mind an image of some guy sorting corn.
"These are great quality, these will go for food. Oh... what rotten quality...
Forum: Organic Soil 07-30-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 323
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Your post reminded me of Sam Kennison telling...

Your post reminded me of Sam Kennison telling folks to send luggage to Ethiopia instead of food. ;) "What is this?" "It's SAND!" "What's it going to be in 1000 years?" "SAND!" lol :)

Though not...
Forum: New Growers 07-30-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Good job so far :) Half the battle with learning...

Good job so far :) Half the battle with learning cannabis is understanding how the plant responds to what you're doing. Your small plant is still perfect for this, and it brings back memories with...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 07-30-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 43,092
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
:party::headbange Goal is a mini-freezer...

:party::headbange

Goal is a mini-freezer full of little vials with labels like that one. Awesome! :D
Forum: Organic Soil 07-30-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,651
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
No, straight neem oil (not clarified) has between...

No, straight neem oil (not clarified) has between 200-2000ppm/oz of azadirachtin in it naturally. This causes the same issue because, well... it's azadirachtin.

Neem seed meal will also cause...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 07-30-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 43,092
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Very nice photos. :) Long flowering? As...

Very nice photos. :)

Long flowering? As always it will depend on the genetics. I have a 14'ish week cut, and (at least with these specific genetics) with a spray every week for 3 weeks she was...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 07-22-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Always glad to help more quality cannabis enter...

Always glad to help more quality cannabis enter the world. You're most welcome. :) Coco is a bit different, but I'll still answer from a drip/dwc standpoint using inert media for reference.

When...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-19-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
With a completely sealed room you still need to...

With a completely sealed room you still need to vent humidity.

I grew for over a decade in prohibition places, smell is always top priority.

1. I always use 3 complete exchanges of air per...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-19-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I've done this in the past. Were I to do it again...

I've done this in the past. Were I to do it again I would rig up some kind of carbon filter to remove the yeast smell. ;)

Kudos on the thread, I'll be watching. :D
Forum: Toker's Den 07-19-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 418
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Unless you fully understand crytpo, I wouldn't...

Unless you fully understand crytpo, I wouldn't count on being anonymous. Crypto is open-ledger, meaning you get to see all transactions associated with any account in the bank(coin). All account...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 07-19-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Generally it's because of too much STS, but if...

Generally it's because of too much STS, but if you desiccate them completely and grind them gently through a screen you'll usually get viable pollen.

Check out the thread in my sig. :tiphat:
Forum: Toker's Den 07-19-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 438
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
My first thought is your trichome density and...

My first thought is your trichome density and terpene retention are low. Yes, there should be a slight difference due to the most fragile monoterpenes being vaped off in the first hit, but any decent...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 07-19-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Lower strength of the same feed, no change in...

Lower strength of the same feed, no change in ratio. :)
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 07-19-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 43,092
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Awesomesauce! Loving the work you're all...

Awesomesauce!

Loving the work you're all doing. Thank you all for participating in the thread. :D
Forum: Speakers Corner 07-15-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,705
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Hmmm, ok. Greece, as long as you were not a...

Hmmm, ok.
Greece, as long as you were not a slave...
Rome, as long as you were not a slave...
Native American Six Nations Confederacy, well, I was educated in the USA so *real* information about...
Forum: Speakers Corner 07-13-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,705
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Nitpicking sources instead of addressing facts is...

Nitpicking sources instead of addressing facts is immature behavior. Personally, I don't know the guy, don't listen to his show or really know much about him. What I do know is the information is...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 07-13-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 43,092
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
My apologies, though nothing says I have to be...

My apologies, though nothing says I have to be here every day I've tried to do so. I've been spending 8-12hrs a day on school work so I'm doing what I can. :)
Forum: Toker's Den 07-12-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Talk to virologists and they'll tell you all this...

Talk to virologists and they'll tell you all this is normal. The human immune systems are reacting to it, and the virus is reacting back.

The sooner people get back to normal social distancing...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-12-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Fix is quite simple, get rid of the root bound...

Fix is quite simple, get rid of the root bound state. Look up Bonsai Mums, specifically the guide by OT1. He shows you how you can keep 12 mums under a two lamp, 4' shoplight. :tiphat:

Trim the...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 07-12-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
REMEMBER!! (please) - - - - His...

REMEMBER!! (please)
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His experiments are formed from goals related to growing hemp for industrial purposes, which are *not* for premium smokable flower production. It's the realm where...
Forum: Toker's Den 07-12-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 13,038
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Remember the high points, their contributions...

Remember the high points, their contributions were welcomed here as I'm sure they were in life.

Thank you S4L, I count myself among those who benefited from your existence.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-12-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I've used one of those HM ppm meters for going on...

I've used one of those HM ppm meters for going on 17 years now. Still accurate. :) EC, ppm, tds, your plant really doesn't care unless you're messing it up. What's important is consistency of...
Forum: Speakers Corner 07-12-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,705
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Just to set the record straight, the constitution...

Just to set the record straight, the constitution of the United States was originally written without slavery. Papers of Thomas Jefferson were found in the 40's which included the original draft of...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 07-12-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 43,092
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Nice :) Who's the breeder, do you know? As for...

Nice :) Who's the breeder, do you know? As for what to spray it depends on what you want. Lots of pollen, I'd spray the entire plant or at least all the flowering bits anyway. A little, I'd spray one...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-07-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,033
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Meh, no worries OG NoMan and appreciate the...

Meh, no worries OG NoMan and appreciate the thought. Should anyone show active interest I'll help out, and without a water report there's no interest. I've had quite enough of conversations around...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 07-07-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
It happens. Once the roots are too damaged to...

It happens. Once the roots are too damaged to recover it's just a process of watching it die.

Bring on round 2!! :D With a 300w CFL I would be feeding around 450-500ppm, depending on conditions...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-06-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,033
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Actually, the purpose of this thread was to...

Actually, the purpose of this thread was to develop some sort of method tap water users could use to figure out their pH swing. Doesn't look like it's going to happen though and I'm involved in far...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 07-05-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Ouch! :( Check the ppm now, it's probably...

Ouch! :(

Check the ppm now, it's probably much higher than 300ppm. Still possible it can recover if you switch it back to clean water for a few days again.

You can pre-mix maxibloom in a...
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