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
Plant growth regulators are a chemical or mix of chemicals that make a plant change beyond its naturally physiological growth actions,...
Enzymes are organic substances produced by beneficial microbes that are becoming a common ingredient in plant supplements found at the grow...
Acid rain. Acid fast. Acid test. Okay, so what exactly is an