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Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 03-09-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
It works with some genetics and not others. The...

It works with some genetics and not others. The author left this out or simply didn't understand this along with a whole bunch of other important info - nice picture book though with typos in what...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 03-08-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
Sort of getting that 😂

Sort of getting that 😂
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 03-08-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
Those buds look pretty average.

Those buds look pretty average.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 03-06-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
You sum it up really nicely in that last...

You sum it up really nicely in that last paragraph.

I think though the message to be taken is that for those who support defoliation their arguments are largely anecdotal while where there are...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-25-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
Amazing how much hype there is about defoliation...

Amazing how much hype there is about defoliation and yet when put to the test it comes up short. Hopefully, some serious research is done by the likes of Guelph University in Canada on the subject....
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-25-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
Agreed - there's a bunch of factors that need to...

Agreed - there's a bunch of factors that need to be considered with defoliation. Genetics being a biggie but also growing method (e.g. if you pack loads of plants close and minimise canopy to do this...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 02-25-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,214
Posted By BongFu
Both actives are GA pathway inhibitors which will...

Both actives are GA pathway inhibitors which will reduce essential oil (THC, CBD, CBN, terpenoids) production by about 30 - 40%. Not to even mention toxicity issues to the end consumer.


As far...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 02-24-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,214
Posted By BongFu
I read something way way back but can’t remember...

I read something way way back but can’t remember details or even which sites because there are a lot of pages out there about PGRs. Did it mention Cyco?? Don’t think Ive come across anything there....
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 02-22-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,214
Posted By BongFu
Worldwide PGRs are allowed on a bunch of crops,...

Worldwide PGRs are allowed on a bunch of crops, although on the Cyco labels one of them say for use on non consumable (ornamental) crops only. Last I checked cannabis is consumed yes?? So Cyco is...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-20-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
Lets go back to the original question shall we ...

Lets go back to the original question shall we


Good defoliation side by side examples

Hello, I hate to even open this can of worms, but can anyone share links to well run (clones, done at...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-20-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
Loads of growers who have defoliated would...

Loads of growers who have defoliated would strongly disagree with you. You've left out massive chunks of important info such as growing style, genetics and nutrient requirements. Look above - you...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-19-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
Disagree, defoliation is advanced growing...

Disagree, defoliation is advanced growing science. No newbie should attempt defoliation.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-19-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
Gotta love that --- link edited. So if you go to...

Gotta love that --- link edited. So if you go to **** and search Defoliation Side By Side - Bushy Plants you'll find the thread.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-19-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By BongFu
Very good side by side with weights on the Farm

I've never seen a good side by side grow done on ICMag re defoliation. However, I recently came across this thread on ****. The guy does a very good job of it using what I think to date is the...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 02-12-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By BongFu
Yup

Yup
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 02-12-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By BongFu
Yep if this is your first grow you've started out...

Yep if this is your first grow you've started out on the back foot by using the wrong nutrients. Whoever told you to use GH in coir gave you some seriously crap advice. You need a coir specific...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 02-11-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By BongFu
Just raise pH to your desired pH for growing. So...

Just raise pH to your desired pH for growing. So generally 5.5 to 6.0. Oh and pH buffer after adding nutrients..
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 02-10-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By BongFu
Firstly, measuring run off pH isn't an accurate...

Firstly, measuring run off pH isn't an accurate way of monitoring root zone/substrate pH.

Secondly, you should be running coir specific nutrients (a nutrient developed specifically for coir...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 02-06-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,215
Posted By BongFu
Presumably that is because this asshat is...

Presumably that is because this asshat is highlighting that white people are more than happy dark people starve and live in poverty while they wank on ignorantly about shit they clearly know nothing...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 02-06-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 93,140
Posted By BongFu
I think its funny how Advanced Nutrients slanders...

I think its funny how Advanced Nutrients slanders other companies but then one of the partners turns out to be a kiddy fiddler while another partner (Big Mike) defends the kiddy fiddler on national...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 02-06-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,215
Posted By BongFu
If US farmers are using GM seeds what does that...

If US farmers are using GM seeds what does that tell you?
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 02-06-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,215
Posted By BongFu
Have you ever been to India? I have. Lived there...

Have you ever been to India? I have. Lived there for several years. You will note I highlight the dark side of GM seed. Funny how people repeat people trying to prove a point that has just been...
Forum: Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation 02-04-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,215
Posted By BongFu
Absolutely. GMO fear is spread by ignorant over...

Absolutely. GMO fear is spread by ignorant over priveledged usually white brats who have never gone hungry (and generally never given a cent to charities to help during famine).


That said, the...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-28-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
All that said I would see it as a fail to get...

All that said I would see it as a fail to get such low strike rates..
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-28-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
Ah that could explain it..... Full PhD thesis...

Ah that could explain it..... Full PhD thesis available here https://atrium.lib.uoguelph.ca/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10214/14249/Caplan_Deron_201808_PhD.pdf?sequence=5&isAllowed=y

Drought stress at...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-28-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
Hey just quickly on this the point of introduing...

Hey just quickly on this the point of introduing drought stress in the study was based on well known science that drought stress increases oil production in medicinal crops so the hypothesis began at...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-28-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
I expect you will find this is because of the air...

I expect you will find this is because of the air to water relatioship in the substrate. The thesis goes through this also finding that higher numbers of irrigations in a well aerated coir substrate...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-27-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
All good chap I didn’t take it as you were...

All good chap I didn’t take it as you were contradicting me.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-26-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 70,802
Posted By BongFu
Lol pharmaceutical grade PGRs in the case of Cyco...

Lol pharmaceutical grade PGRs in the case of Cyco thank you very much:-) Do people even buy CX? It seems to have gone nowhere.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-26-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
Best to read the paper very carefully. Definitely...

Best to read the paper very carefully. Definitely a high risk practice that should be approached with great care.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-26-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
Absolutely on defoliation although I think they...

Absolutely on defoliation although I think they will find it is effective with a whole bunch of considerations such as genetics, nutrient adjustments, level and timing of defoliation etc. Certainly...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-26-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 70,802
Posted By BongFu
Yeah safe to say Dutch Master aka Dark Master got...

Yeah safe to say Dutch Master aka Dark Master got it horribly wrong. They forgot to mention the Paclo and Alar in Pload and are now washed out of the market and selling direct because no self...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-25-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
Yep they have just confirmed what hippies...

Yep they have just confirmed what hippies believed in the 60's. If you subject a plant to stress of any kind it produces more resin as part of the defense to this stress. Nothing new here but it is...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-25-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
I agree. Its funny how we as a culture we take on...

I agree. Its funny how we as a culture we take on practices and these practices are seen as must do and then bam along comes a proper study. The thing is though I have always got 100 percent strike...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-25-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
That's a great read. Thanks for posting the link...

That's a great read. Thanks for posting the link !:biggrin:
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-24-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,772
Posted By BongFu
Interesting because I always get 100 percent...

Interesting because I always get 100 percent strikes cutting leaves and leaving less than 3 sets of leaves on. Still good to see an actual study but I’ll happily stick with another technique that...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-24-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By BongFu
You of course realise that they also reduce oil...

You of course realise that they also reduce oil production significantly and PGRs are harmful to human health?
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-24-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By BongFu
It even stays in pots and lines... Good luck with...

It even stays in pots and lines... Good luck with using microbes to break it down. If you're too stupid to grow without the need to use PGRs you stand zero chance of properly recycling your soil. I'd...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-23-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By BongFu
I think you should definitely reuse that soil so...

I think you should definitely reuse that soil so its stuffs up your crop and smokers don't end up with your shitty PGR gear:-):laughing:
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-08-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,154
Posted By BongFu
Lol nope I expect not. It sounds like bacterial...

Lol nope I expect not. It sounds like bacterial metabolites. I bought a kg of the stuff from China a ways back and it has no odour at all as powder @ 98% purity. Pain in the ass to make water soluble...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-07-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,051
Posted By BongFu
Sorry if that came across as rude. I was having a...

Sorry if that came across as rude. I was having a chuckle because for what started off as a simple question it sure did get weird on this thread. The question was what is a source of Ca without N?
...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-07-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,154
Posted By BongFu
I think also that even in rockwool the mg/kg of...

I think also that even in rockwool the mg/kg of spinosad is extremely low and I strongly suspect you wouldn't "taste" it. Spinsoad itself is extremely low toxicity to people which is one of the...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-07-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,051
Posted By BongFu
The amount of EDTA used to chelate calcium is...

The amount of EDTA used to chelate calcium is bugger all. N would be negligible. Not even worth considering. C₁₀H₁₆N₂O₈ = EDTA

Ca Cl, not "chl" (actually Cl- but let's not get too fussy (beware of...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-07-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By BongFu
Bud Factor X was pulled because they found 5000...

Bud Factor X was pulled because they found 5000 ppm (5 grams) of salicylic acid in it. It needs to be registered with the EPA (pesticide) so it was found to be non compliant. There is a thread on IC...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-07-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,051
Posted By BongFu
Yeah it does seem to me that there are far better...

Yeah it does seem to me that there are far better options for hydroponic solutions than calcium sulfate. I guess its really a case of how much you require in solution and what else is in that...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-07-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,154
Posted By BongFu
Spinosad has high efficacy, a broad insect pest...

Spinosad has high efficacy, a broad insect pest spectrum, low mammalian toxicity, and a good environmental profile, a unique feature of the insecticide compared to others currently used for the...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-07-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,154
Posted By BongFu
Different substrates with varying percentage of...

Different substrates with varying percentage of clay and organic matter were tested in comparison with rockwool and showed that sufficient control was restricted to the rockwool substrate.

Its...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-06-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,154
Posted By BongFu
Yep they are a given but truthfully they don't...

Yep they are a given but truthfully they don't worry me at all now. Good drenching with spinosad once during the crop cycle and they are under control. A few gnats isn't a problem but when their...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-05-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,154
Posted By BongFu
Some good information on Bounce dryer sheets and...

Some good information on Bounce dryer sheets and fungus gnats @ https://gpnmag.com/article/repelling-fungus-gnats-dryer-sheets/

Actives are All varieties of Bounce Dryer Sheets include the...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-05-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,154
Posted By BongFu
Spinosad should be used as a drench and not...

Spinosad should be used as a drench and not sprayed. If you kill the larvae you wipe out the lifecycle. Adults flying around after a drenching aren't an issue and adults do zero damage to plants...
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