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Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-14-2018, 08:20 AM
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Posted By slownickel
Which leaves did you take? We are only sending...

Which leaves did you take? We are only sending in leaves in veg or early flower. We wash the leaf samples, dry them in a low temp oven til crunchy. Then we pull the petiole and some of the fibers...
Forum: New Growers 07-11-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By slownickel
Yes, blaring Ca deficiency. Don't apply Mg!!! ...

Yes, blaring Ca deficiency. Don't apply Mg!!! You are also running out of P from all the K.

Hard, if not impossible to ever catch up from a Ca deficiency.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-08-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
Yes, Logan in Ohio. We dry it well and label it...

Yes, Logan in Ohio. We dry it well and label it comfrey.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-07-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
Carey Reams Ag seminar #1 ...

Carey Reams Ag seminar #1

https://1drv.ms/u/s!AqmgTmCPkKN7626rVef_SdUmuenv
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-07-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
Doka, Why aren't you using Logan?

Doka,

Why aren't you using Logan?
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-05-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
What lab are you using?

What lab are you using?
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-01-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
She is a boron whore. And yes, lay off the...

She is a boron whore.

And yes, lay off the Mg.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-01-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 431
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Posted By slownickel
Push up your B.

Push up your B.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-01-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
Not yet! Not a bad idea though.

Not yet! Not a bad idea though.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-30-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
Those foliar samples were at day 21 in flower. ...

Those foliar samples were at day 21 in flower. The old mix was cut with 50% big chunk coco that was brand new. The stuff had 700 ppm of Na. Took quite a bit of soaking and washing to get it down...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-30-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
The leaf that I recommend to take is the third...

The leaf that I recommend to take is the third oldest ADULT leaf, counting from the growing point backwards. These are fan leaves.

In the agronomic world, most folks look at new growth when they...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-30-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
Got some leaf analysis in at Logan from rock...

Got some leaf analysis in at Logan from rock wool. Let's see how far we have gotten so far!
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-29-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
The mix is an old organic hodgepodge of chunky...

The mix is an old organic hodgepodge of chunky coco, peat, worm castings, compost, etc.. had to wash the hell out of it and balance it out. Quite the chore.

After washing, it was amended...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-29-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
Too small to read....

Too small to read....
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-29-2018, 09:48 PM
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Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
No woo woo here folks... day 21.

No woo woo here folks... day 21.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-29-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 431
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Posted By slownickel
Read them again...

Read them again...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-29-2018, 09:00 PM
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Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
Leaf analysis in flower

Here is a couple. This should be fun.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-29-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
Got some 8 and 9% Ca back from Logan Labs. What...

Got some 8 and 9% Ca back from Logan Labs. What kind of numbers are folks getting?
Forum: Organic Soil 06-29-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,481
Posted By slownickel
I use amino acid from fish to charge my biochar. ...

I use amino acid from fish to charge my biochar. Nitrogen gets the system started. It is all about the C/N ratio. This is the cheapest around especially if you are on the west coast.
...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 06-29-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By slownickel
If they move quickly, it is a good bug. If they...

If they move quickly, it is a good bug. If they move slowly, it is usually a bad one.

A 60 power hand jewelers loupe is $12 on amazon.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-26-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,227
Posted By slownickel
Often cloning a plant is difficult for a couple...

Often cloning a plant is difficult for a couple of reasons.

1. The biggest reason is that there is no calcium reserves in the plant and at the same time, much too much potassium vs phosphorus. ...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 06-08-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By slownickel
Yeah, happens to people too! haha..

Yeah, happens to people too! haha..
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 05-30-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
Actually science figured it out and just never...

Actually science figured it out and just never realized how to use it.

Ammonia is a cation, nitrate is an anion. Cations compete with cations, anions compete with anions.

If we use nitrate,...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 05-30-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By slownickel
Read here. End of page 735 to 738 ...

Read here. End of page 735 to 738

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC439254/pdf/plntphys00314-0067.pdf

Many cells are not differentiated as early on as folks think!
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 05-28-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By slownickel
Low nitrogen early on is supposed to cause pure...

Low nitrogen early on is supposed to cause pure males and hermies.

If your soil is to salted down to begin with, this stress alone will cause lots of males.

Are you reusing soil?
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 04-18-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 21,949
Posted By slownickel
That last sample has a calculated 13.5% K. I...

That last sample has a calculated 13.5% K. I think you went a bit high... How do the plants look? You are doing this before flower?

Wow.
Forum: Ace Seeds 04-16-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,175
Posted By slownickel
Leonardite

Repuk,

One of the major values in using Leonardite is to make your inputs more available.

This means if you take your inputs and mix them with the Leonardite, you will make them all much more...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 04-07-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,146
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Posted By slownickel
Did you check the rest of the elements as well as...

Did you check the rest of the elements as well as the Mg? If so, let's see the results. Hard to say what you mobilized with that P.
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 04-04-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,932
Posted By slownickel
Here is what the BASF guys compiled. They...

Here is what the BASF guys compiled. They usually do a good job...

https://betterplants.basf.us/news-&-events/featured-stories/archived-featured-stories/managing-powdery-mildew.pdf

I imagine...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 04-03-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,932
Posted By slownickel
The key is the swing. If you are at 45 and...

The key is the swing. If you are at 45 and regularly hitting 60 RH, you are at the threshold of PM or some other rot. If you can raise that 45 to say 55 and then push the upper to say 65 or so,...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 04-03-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,932
Posted By slownickel
Pushing RH up is not that hard to do. ...

Pushing RH up is not that hard to do.

What folk don't realize is that PM is not caused by high RH. It is caused by the swing in the RH. More than a 15% swing on most varieties is the kiss of...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 03-24-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4,243
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Posted By slownickel
Happy Page 420!

Happy Page 420!
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 03-13-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4,243
Views: 678,245
Posted By slownickel
Herman, Here are your base distributions. ...

Herman,

Here are your base distributions. You have plenty of K, even if that Ca number is real or not...
K% Mg% Ca % Na %
7.4% 5.7% 85.9% 1.1%
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 03-12-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,243
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Posted By slownickel
That Ca number isn't real. Look at the sulfur...

That Ca number isn't real. Look at the sulfur in the same sample. He got a mouthful of gypsum in that sample. Happens alot.

Can't just run the numbers without looking at the bigger picture.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 03-12-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4,243
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Posted By slownickel
Why do you think he is going to need more K?

Why do you think he is going to need more K?
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 03-08-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,936
Posted By slownickel
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 03-06-2018, 09:45 PM
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Posted By slownickel
.4% is 9.2 ml in 128 oz. 0.4% = .4% 128...

.4% is 9.2 ml in 128 oz. 0.4% = .4%

128 oz is 2,304 ml. 0.4% times 2,304 ml = 9.2 ml Or times .004 (same as .4%) times 2304=9.2 ml
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 03-02-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,243
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Posted By slownickel
Just be real careful of the sodium in that kelp!!!

Just be real careful of the sodium in that kelp!!!
Forum: Organic Soil 03-01-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By slownickel
Just recently saw a sample. Not impressive. ...

Just recently saw a sample. Not impressive. Huge amount of K and Na, Fe and Al. Very low P and Ca. Disaster....
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-28-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4,243
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Posted By slownickel
Good old Elaine... as you are seeing, good...

Good old Elaine... as you are seeing, good fertilization has little to do with microbiology.

I would add that getting myco's into the root early is not so much for maximizing P uptake as it is...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-26-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4,243
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Posted By slownickel
Why not ask Steve Solomon what he thinks? Let me...

Why not ask Steve Solomon what he thinks? Let me know if you need his email address. And Tiedjens didn't sell lime. He was a PhD USDA extension agent that did all kinds of great nutrition...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-25-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4,243
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Posted By slownickel
Ray Weil believed in massive flow and uptake...

Ray Weil believed in massive flow and uptake models, the same stuff spit out by the K and P Institute. Weil took over the rights to the Brady textbook, which we all used. Brady gave a bit of time...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-25-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4,243
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Posted By slownickel
Weil is not very good at all. He was my...

Weil is not very good at all. He was my professor. He doesn't even believe in base distributions though he has it in his book. One of the best books out there is from Tiedjens. More Food from...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-25-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,243
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Posted By slownickel
Luv Kanucks!

Luv Kanucks!
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-15-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4,243
Views: 678,245
Posted By slownickel
K% Mg% Ca % Na % 2.49% 9.75% 84.35% ...

K% Mg% Ca % Na %
2.49% 9.75% 84.35% 3.42%

I think your sample was full of gypsum.

There is more Na than K. Not good.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-15-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4,243
Views: 678,245
Posted By slownickel
Not only is your iron high, but look at the...

Not only is your iron high, but look at the aluminum.

Don't ignore that aluminum.

What color is this soil?

As well, you need to request the indexed Mn and Cu. Then run your ratios, with and...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-31-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4,243
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Posted By slownickel
This last season in a friends grow in Colorado it...

This last season in a friends grow in Colorado it was clear that the soil below the pots was clay, nearly impermeable and that roots were wedging their way down there and many were coming out of the...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-29-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,243
Views: 678,245
Posted By slownickel
Joints, What makes you think you have a soil...

Joints,

What makes you think you have a soil "pathogen"? There are soil pathogens like fusarium that are in nearly all soils. The reason that fusarium will become a problem is when the good...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-25-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4,243
Views: 678,245
Posted By slownickel
Both samples have a lot of sodium, that last one...

Both samples have a lot of sodium, that last one has more Na than K in your base distribution at least at first glance.

Did you ask the lab to post these to my account? If so, what is your make...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-25-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,243
Views: 678,245
Posted By slownickel
Yes Easy, it is both biology and chemistry. ...

Yes Easy, it is both biology and chemistry. However, if there is no air due to lack of Ca, biology won't get you there. As well, he is now adding in extraction rates on top of corrections,...
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