Tag Archives: medical marijuana

The problem with hyperaccumulators

 

Plants with the capability of accumulating heavy metals above concentrations that would typically cause harm or toxicity in plants are known as hyperaccumulators. Cannabis is a well-known hyperaccumulator with the ability to remove heavy metals contaminants from soils. This characteristic is desirable for soil remediation but troublesome when cannabis is grown for consumption.

If the nutrients you use are contaminated with heavy metals, your buds will be accumulating these heavy metals, exposing those who consume them.

 

We care about heavy metals just as much as you do

Licensed producers of cannabis are required to test their finished products for heavy metal contaminants. Plant-Prod® is pleased to make heavy metal analysis results available to growers for our Plant-Prod MJTM line. When growers are aware of heavy metal levels in their crop inputs, they can anticipate potential levels within their buds.

Outsourced analysis of heavy metal concentrations:

See the new Duo-Tote at Cultivate’17

On July 15-18 we will be in Columbus, Ohio for the Cultivate’17 trade show. We will be showing the new Plantex by Plant-Prod Duo-Tote™ which is a new bulk packaging format for pre-mixed plant nutrition formulations. It is suitable for larger growers and is quicker and easier to use than bags, giving time-savings for mixing a large tank of around 70%.

Nutrients in the correct proportions can be customized to the specific requirements of each grower and their water conditions.  Incompatible ingredients co-exist in separate compartments. This new delivery format makes it quicker and more reliable for greenhouse staff to prepare the optimal concentration in the solution tanks.

Visit us at booth 2211 and 2213. We have coffee and chocolates waiting for you.

What is Cultivate?

Cultivate is the industry’s preeminent event for business, networking, professional development, trends, industry research, and business growth. It’s where the entire green industry gathers for an event that’s unparalleled in quality of education, variety of exhibitors, and cross-channel networking and learning. Visit their website here.

Plant Products will be at Expo-FIHOQ in Drummondville, Quebec

Come and see Plant Products on November 16, 17 and 18, 2016 at Expo-FIHOQ in the Centrexpo Cogéco – a new location in Drummondville. 

PM-ExpoFIHOQ2015-036_r1-0d89ee0128The premier show in Quebec for ornamental horticulture, green space and municipal professionals is at a new location in Drummondville. Representatives from Plant Products will be happy to answer your questions about high productivity plant nutrition. The booth will be in hall D2 on the bridge that connects the hotel to the convention centre. There will be product demonstration and more details on Master Plant-Prod as well as a contest!

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Expo FIHOQ
Venez nous rencontrer à l’Expo FIHOQ au Centrexpo Cogéco à Drummondville. Par contre, ne nous cherchez pas sur le plancher des exposants. Notre kiosque sera dans la salle D2 sur la passerelle qui relie l’hôtel au centre des congrès.

Il y aura:

  • des nouveautés
  • des démonstrations
  • un concours
  • un 5 @ 7
  • et bien plus!

 

Thank you for visiting us at Canadian Greenhouse Conference

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Thank you to everyone who stopped by at Canadian Greenhouse Conference in the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Canada on October 5th and 6th, 2016. It was a great success and we had a great show.

We were pleased to answer questions relating to high productivity plant nutrition, provided advice and bounced around some ideas. We were also giving away gardening gloves to anyone who stoped by our booth.

If you are a licensed grower of medical marijuana we can help you increase the quality and productivity of your operation and explain the purity and solubility of Plantex MJ Bloom, a formulation for the budding stage of growth.

About CGC

The CGC has two days of sessions devoted to Garden Centres and the trade show is expanding to include nurseries. Valuable information and experts in the industry help you grow your business business. You will find people who know your business challenges. It is all about establishing relationships with others in the horticultural industry-relationships that can benefit you professionally and personally.

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Announcing the launch of a specialty formulation for commercial growers of medical marijuana

Plant-Prod has launched Plantex MJ Bloom water soluble fertilizer for large scale growers of medical marijuana. This formulation is designed specifically to maximize bud size, following the leaf growth phase.

“Many of the fertilizers targeted to growers in the past have been formulated with “secret” and “magic” ingredients but without a deep understanding of the accumulated science and experience of horticulturalists and agronomists,” states Plant-Prod’s General Manager. “Our 70 years of maximizing productivity of growers of high-value crops is proving invaluable to licensed growers of medical marijuana that require plant nutrition that is scientifically optimized, consistent and completely soluble.”

As with all high value crops the formulation should be adjusted to account for the characteristics of the irrigation water and growing medium. “Growers need to pick the best formulation for each growth stage of the crop. The first step is always to perform an analysis of the water and soil,” explains Plant-Prod’s Sales and Marketing Manager “Then the plant scientists in our dealer network will provide advice on how to optimize the formulations.”

For an outline of the formulations for each growth stage of marijuana plants see here.

For an explanation of how to adjust formulations and to get a plant nutrition chart go here.

Legal notice for marijuana growers: The information provided by Master Plant-Prod Inc. is designed for ethical, government sanctioned medical marijuana grow operations. Master Plant-Prod does not encourage nor condone operations that are unlawful. All operations should adhere to the laws in the jurisdictions in which they operate. Full legal statement here.