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NCIA Member Blog: Top 6 Pathogens Seen In Cannabis Plants

Pathogens cause diseases when looking for a host body to infect

Pathogens cause diseases when looking for a host body to infect. They come in diverse forms: bacteria, fungi, worms, viruses, and also prions. Pathogens are one of the significant threats to cannabis fields. These silent visitors may cause your plants to produce fewer trichomes, small buds, or even death. 

Identifying each pathogen will help to understand how each of them propagates, its symptoms, and its consequences. In this blog, you’ll find everything you need to know about:

  • Hop Latent Viroid
  • Botrytis (gray mold)
  • Cannabis Cryptic Virus
  • Lettuce Chlorosis Virus
  • Alfalfa Mosaic Virus
  • Beet Curly Top Virus

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