Are your indoor plants hungry for more light? While your house may look well-lit, it's quite possible your plants are actually starving for...
Here is why understanding your plants’ circadian rhythms is beneficial.
Did you know there is a sixth, lesser-known class of plant hormone? Brassinosteroids promote or enhance apical dominance, seed germination,...
Unlike in the animal kingdom, there are a few different ways that plants “get busy” to pass along their genes.
Abscisic acid is one of the classic plant hormones, and although it is an acid, its role in plants is not directly related to regulating pH.
Whether growing indoors or outdoors, color temperature can have a major impact on your plants’ height, leaf size, and harvest.
While there are many more plant diseases out there than the ones outlined here, here are the top five plant diseases you should be familiar...
Among the first plant hormones to be discovered, auxins serve a variety of roles within plant activities and development.
When it comes to selecting and testing the genetics of seeds, it’s important to do your homework.
Cytokinins are often used by farmers to promote plant growth, and are known to play a role in plant pathogenesis. Philip McIntosh provides...
From helping solve nutrient issues to performing a vital role in crop research, here are the benefits and drawbacks of plant analysis.
The roots of plants do the important work of bringing in water and nutrients so the plant can grow.
There are more than 60 botanical terms used to describe the structures and forms of leaves.
Ethylene (not to be confused with its more famous cousin ethyl alcohol) is the simplest of plant hormones.
Humans need light to perceive color and brightness while plants need light to support photosynthesis. Using the correct metrics and...
In a nut-shell, rhizophagy relates to a plant’s ability to consume entire microbes and yeast cells.
With a rapidly growing population, humanity is facing the challenge of how to feed itself in a sustainable way.
Have you ever wondered why plants produce those amazing compounds that essential oils are derived from? It all has to do with glandular...
Sometimes, plants just don’t thrive, even when every aspect of the indoor growing environment has been perfected.