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E. E. Lewis Department of Entomology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0319
Indoor vs Outdoor? The long standing argument among the cannabis connoisseur is always a hotly debated topic. The argument for indoor grown cannabis has always been that it is higher quality and higher THC levels. While this might be true in some regards, the emerging science suggests that sun grown cannabis with optimal soil biology will be able to provide a more full spectrum of its cannabinoid levels. This means more cannabinoids, more terpenes and more full plant medicine for the patient and consumer. For the longest time everyone was just focused on THC levels, and as the headline was designed to wrap you in. Gotchya! But now it’s time to talk about why regenerative cannabis can provide a more full spectrum assay of the cannabinoids AND produce high levels of THC! We’ll take a look at regenerative farms, discuss different aspects of ecological farming and get to the root of it all, literally…Continue reading Sun Grown Regenerative Cannabis Tests in at over 25% THC
This book is an important contribution to the literature on ecologically based pest management. In addition to reviewing relevant aspects of ecological theory and the broader agroecological context of pest management, it presents numerous data sets and case studies from both temperate and tropical farming systems.
Biodiversity and Pest Management in Agroecosystems reflects the authors’ many years of experience, particularly in the chapters on insect management in multiple cropping systems, insect ecology in orchards containing cover crops, and non-crop vegetation effects on insect populations in crop fields.
“Building on this ecological abundance, complexity, and sustainability, a community of EcoAg marijuana producers can create resource exchange relationships and networks and nurture a resilient, sustainable and reliable industry built on a common ecological template. In turn, industry reliability can help build trust with consumers, laying the groundwork for durable brands. A robust and diverse community of producers based on the open-source eco-template can offer a rich basket of high-quality goods and services that will appeal to a wide range of consumers and expand the growing market. That’s open source marijuana….”
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