OMAFRA Controlled Environment Agriculture Series — Cannabis Potency and Horticultural Management Strategies

OMAFRA’s webinar series dedicated to optimizing production in environmentally controlled agroecosystems continues. This time, they’ll be addressing how horticulture practices impacts the quality of cannabis characteristics. Share with anyone you know might be interested!

Title: Cannabis Potency & Horticultural Management Strategies

Who: Dr. Youbin Zheng, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph

Date: Friday, March 26, 2021

Time: 1:00–2:00 P.M. EST (lunch and learn)

Where: Zoom


Description: This webinar will discuss the relationships between cannabis potency (here refers to cannabinoid and terpene contents) and rootzone (e.g., nutrient, growing media and rootzone size), radiation (e.g., light intensity and quality), CO2 and other horticultural management strategies. It will also discuss how to utilize different horticultural management strategies to increase cannabis potency and yield.

Contact: Dr. Fadi Al-Daoud, Greenhouse Vegetable Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), e-mail:

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