Medical Marijuana Glossary


Medical Marijuana Glossary



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Weed

1. slang word for marijuana 2. any undesirable plant: One person's weed is another person's flower!

Wetting Agent

a compound that reduces the droplet size and lowers the surface tension of the water, making it wetter. Liquid concentrate dish soap is a good wetting agent if it is biodegradable

Whorl

where three or more leaves or petals arise from the same point and form a circle around it

Whorled Phyllotaxy

three or more leaves or branches located at each node along the branches and stems: People often confuse the term whorled phyllotaxy with the condition, triploidy (a chromosomal anomaly)

Wick

the part of a passive watering system the nutrient passes up to be absorbed by the medium and roots: A passive hydroponic system uses a wick suspended in the nutrient solution

Wilt

1. to become limp from lack of water 2. plant disease/disorder

Wire Ties

paper-coated wire ties are excellent for tying down or training plants