Saturday, October 24, 2020, 6:14 PM
Site: Green CulturED
Course: Green CulturED (GC)
Glossary: Industry Terms
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Patient

A person registered and/or qualified by a state, municipality, or agency and authorized to purchase or receive medical cannabis from an authorized provider.

Peat

Partially decomposed vegetation (usually moss) with slow decay due to extreme moisture, cold, and acidic conditions.

Pelican Case

A special carrying case for dab rigs or other valuable fragile objects.

Percolator

A percolator, also simply known as a 'perc,' is a special glass design that increases water filtration inside of a bong, bubbler, or other water pipes by adding an additional chamber for the smoke to be filtered through. There are many different types of percolator common, but they all serve to improve the water filtration process so your cannabis bong hit is as smooth as possible.

Perennial

A plant, such as a tree or a shrub, which completes its life cycle over several years.

Performance

A measure of how well or poorly a particular subject is doing in an area. For example, how efficiently tasks are being completed based on the time, resources, and finances used.

Perlite

Amendment of sand or volcanic glass expanded by heat, which aerates the soil or growth medium.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal Protective Equipment (or PPE) is worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause workplace injuries and illnesses due to processes, environmental conditions, chemicals, radiation, mechanical irritants, airborne contaminants or other risks capable of causing injury or impairment to any part of the body through absorption, inhalation, sound or physical contact. Personal protective equipment may include gloves, safety glasses and shoes, earplugs or muffs, hard hats, respirators, coveralls, knee pads, vests, and full bodysuits.

Pesticides

Any chemical or organic substance or mixture of substances intended to prevent, destroy, repel, or mitigate any pest, fungus, disease, or weed. Fungicides and herbicides are included under the definition of pesticides, as are any substances or mixture of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant, and any nitrogen stabilizers or fertilizer additive that is not itself a source of nutrients.

pH

A symbol for the degree of acidity or alkalinity that is a scale from 0 - 14 that measures acid-to-alkaline balance - a pH of 7 is neutral, lower numbers indicate increasing acidity, and higher numbers increasing alkalinity.