Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 11:34 PM
Site: Green CulturED
Course: Green CulturED (Green CulturED)
Glossary: Industry Terms
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Absorb

To draw or take in, roots absorb water and nutrients.

Acapulco Gold

A strain of Cannabis Sativa that was popular during the 1960's counterculture movement for its potency and unique color.

Acid

A sour substance, an acid or sour soil has a low pH.

Active

A hydroponic system that actively moves the nutrient solution.

Adobe

Heavy clay soil that drains slowly - adobe is not suitable for container growing.

Adult Use

Any use of cannabis by adults, whether for medicine, pleasure, religious purposes or otherwise. 

Adventitious Roots

Roots that grow from unusual spots, as on the (stem) pericycle or endodermis of an older root - auxins may influence this type of growth.

Aeration

Also called aerification, it is the process by which air is circulated through, mixed with or dissolved in a liquid or substance. Also, it is essential to supply soil and roots with air or oxygen.

Aeroponics

Growing cannabis plants by misting roots suspended in air.

Aggregate

A substrate that is of nearly uniform size and used for the inert hydroponic medium.