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Aspergillosis: Cannabis’s Stealthy Assassin

Aspergillus mold

After a recent high-profile case of cannabis contamination, it’s time we examine the dreaded Aspergillus mold. Key Takeaways: Aspergillosis refers to the contamination of cannabis plants and products by Aspergillus mold, which thrives in soil and can easily migrate to and affect cannabis under suitable conditions. This mold poses serious health risks and can lead […]

The Silent Threat: Consequences of Selling Contaminated Cannabis

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When cannabis is compromised by contaminants, it can wreak havoc on your reputation, operations, and your bottom line. Author: Jeff Adams, Managing Director at XRpure Key Takeaways: Keeping teams up-to-date with the latest safety standards, cultivation techniques, and regulatory changes is foundational to maintaining high safety and quality levels in cannabis products. Implementing structured testing […]

Remediation or Decontamination? Unraveling the Cannabis Conundrum

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Understand how remediation tackles failed tests while decontamination offers a proactive layer of protection. Key Takeaways: The use of cutting-edge cannabis technology, including specialized machinery for mold remediation and decontamination, marks a significant step toward enhancing the purity and safety of cannabis products. Remediation and decontamination are essential processes in the cannabis industry. Each serves […]

The Ultimate Guide to Cannabis Decontamination Solutions

UV Light decontamination Cannabis Plants

Evaluating X-ray, dry heat, UV light, and more to identify the most efficient, safe, and compliant cannabis decontamination method. Key Takeaways: Cannabis decontamination can be achieved through various methods, including X-ray, dry heat, gamma ray radiation, ozone treatment, UV light, and more. Each one has unique advantages and applications. Among all decontamination methods, X-ray technology […]

The Great Showdown: Analyzing Cannabis Mold Countermeasures

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XRpure’s comprehensive guide to understanding and combating mold in cannabis cultivation. Cannabis cultivation faces a significant challenge in mold prevention and treatment. Mold, a serious threat to both crop quality and consumer safety, requires effective countermeasures. Traditional methods, including chemical treatments and controlled environmental conditions, have their pros and cons, impacting everything from potency to […]

Deciphering the Culprits: 10 Triggers for Cannabis Mold

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Knowing what sets mold into action is the only way to prevent its proliferation in your cannabis cultivation grow room. Cannabis mold, a fungus that thrives in moist conditions, can harm plants and pose health risks. It includes bud rot, powdery mildew, and Aspergillus, which reduce product quality and compromise safety. Prevent mold with proper […]

Moldy Cannabis Crop: Is it a Total Loss?

Mold on Cannabis Plant Leaves

Discover strategies for the detection, management, and prevention of mold in cannabis cultivation. Mold in commercial cannabis cultivation poses serious challenges, impacting consumer health and regulatory compliance. This article delves into effective strategies for mold detection, management, and prevention, emphasizing the importance of timely action. It also explores how advanced technologies, particularly XRpure’s solutions, can […]

Evaluating the Extent of Microbial Infiltration in Cannabis at Scale

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The power to conquer microbial threats in commercial cannabis cultivation lies in a strategic blend of proactive and reactive measures. Starting with the early indicators of microbial infiltration, we guide growers through the nuances of sampling techniques and laboratory methods essential for detecting and assessing microbial presence. Our journey then leads us to understand and […]

Charting a Path to Redemption: Microbial Cannabis Recovery

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Explore effective strategies for detecting, managing, and recovering from microbial contamination in cannabis. The challenges and solutions of microbial contamination in cannabis are highlighted by the importance of identifying and responding to contaminants and adhering to state and federal regulations. This blog emphasizes the role of innovative recovery methods, particularly XRpure’s X-ray technology, in restoring […]

The Microbes Menacing Your Cannabis: Key Offenders and Symptoms

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Guard your green against microbial threats with vigilance, action, and education. Delve into the critical importance of understanding microbial threats in commercial cannabis cultivation. This comprehensive guide illuminates the distinction between beneficial and harmful microbes, highlights the significance of environmental control, and underscores the necessity of rigorous sanitation and soil management. Emphasizing advanced diagnostic tools […]