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Saturday, June 28, 2014

For pot yield of growers’ dreams, fickle plants need constant care

Working beneath 1,000-watt bulbs, Mark Arnold, assistant grower for pot producer AuricAG, scoots around on a stool cutting the center hearts off the lower branches of the marijuana plants to increase growth to the buds. Gray fungus and insects are potential threats.