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Posted in thread: Rob's Hydroponic Hop Grow on 08-15-2016 at 10:59 AM
Do you have pictures of your powdery-mildew infested leaves?
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Harvest Totals on 08-14-2016 at 09:20 PM
I have at least a week to go yet, I don't have much on the early side.
Posted in thread: recommend a book to me please (seeds) on 08-07-2016 at 03:00 AM
@mraroidCorrect, because hops are an outcrossing species, they will not come true from seed
like soybean, peas, wheat, or barley. They are a hybrid from two unique parents. They will
retain half their...
Posted in thread: Downy Mildew on 07-29-2016 at 01:40 AM
@anicola Yes, downy mildew. If you want to, you can place suspect leaves into a plastic
sandwich bag on top of a folded paper towel that has been moistened (not soggy), then place it
in a drawer or ca...
Posted in thread: Downy Mildew on 07-27-2016 at 03:12 PM
This leaf is far too gone to determine the exact cause, do you have pictures of newer
leaves?How old is the plant and when did you begin to notice symptoms?
Posted in thread: recommend a book to me please (seeds) on 07-27-2016 at 03:08 PM
@mraroidThe seeds will need to be stratified before sowing. That is, the seeds need to
experience a chilling period (usually 6-8 weeks is sufficient). The seeds do NOT need to be
frozen, but they do n...
Posted in thread: yellow spots on my Mt. Hood leaves on 07-22-2016 at 04:06 AM
If it is a calcium deficiency, that problem won't be solved until the fall when I can treat the
soil. I am going to increase my watering to daily as opposed to leisurely to see if that will
Posted in thread: Tea from Teamaker, for drinking (not brewing beer) on 07-22-2016 at 04:03 AM
Got a teamaker rhizome from Freshops, and I planted it in some Ocean Forest back in March.It
started slow, but made up for it, as I'm already harvesting pretty dried cones from it.I tried
making some ...
Posted in thread: Crap! I think I have males in my hopyard...now what? on 07-16-2016 at 01:40 PM
There is also Ernest Small at AAFC in Ontario. He is one of the fathers of hop taxonomy...
Posted in thread: Crap! I think I have males in my hopyard...now what? on 07-16-2016 at 01:37 PM
In addition to sending material to DarkCoder, there is a research group at Dalhousie University
in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I believe they are also looking for wild plants to assess and utilize