Industry Terms & Commonly Used Slang
Scratching your head over what “kief” is?Since many of our learners are newbies in the cannabis industry, you might see confusing words or phrases in the community. Browse our glossary to find a variety of cannabis term definitions and become more educated on industry terminology. This glossary will clear up the confusion and get you speaking like a native GC'er in no time! Also, please add new glossary terms if you see anything missing.
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To draw or take in, roots absorb water and nutrients.
A strain of Cannabis Sativa that was popular during the 1960's counterculture movement for its potency and unique color.
A sour substance, an acid or sour soil has a low pH.
A hydroponic system that actively moves the nutrient solution.
Heavy clay soil that drains slowly - adobe is not suitable for container growing.
Any use of cannabis by adults, whether for medicine, pleasure, religious purposes or otherwise.
Roots that grow from unusual spots, as on the (stem) pericycle or endodermis of an older root - auxins may influence this type of growth.
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.
Growing cannabis plants by misting roots suspended in air.
A substrate that is of nearly uniform size and used for the inert hydroponic medium.