Yield increasing tricks
I want to make a thread to see what everyone else is doing to increase there yield or to consistently get good numbers
1- Environment , this is obvious but critical, if you can't provide a consistent Suitable environment that's relatively stress free then you will never be able to dial anything in.
2- light meter. I always have one with me. I'm always doing low stress training to make sure branches and plants are getting equal light. This alone has giving me very consistent quality and quantity , there 80 bucks and I guarantee you your plants are not in the optimal spots if your not checking.
3- Timed sucker trimming , early on in veg like week 1-2 and when the sucker branch is as small as possible, again 1 week before flip so there fully healed and growing strong again before the flip the. Just light sucker trimming and only if necessary during stretch. After week 4 the slow defoliation starts on big leafed strains.
4- cloning, if I want 10 then I cut 30 uniform clones, throw away the best 10 and worst 10 or however it works out just take equal sized and equally rooted clones , for trees I only use mature cuts with a thick stem
5- when setting my fans for the vertical lights I offset it a bit to get the light swinging a bit, it blasts the hotspots and light around everywhere and gets light into places it wouldn't get other wise.
6- my dirt plant, Let's face it we always have a week corner in the room that's just wasting light. That's when I throw in the dirt veg plant on top of a bucket or I build a shelf for it or make it work somehow,I always have one growing with the buckets every crop, it's also very handy for trouble shooting but this trick keeps averages up and numbers consistent
If I think of any more I'll add them in after, what are you guys doing?