Brian Whipker, PhD., Cannabis Insights: Diagnosing Nutrient Disorders

October 2023

Brian Whipker has been a Professor at NC State University for over 30 years specializing in plant nutrition, plant growth regulators, and disorder diagnostics. He has published >120 scientific papers and >300 grower articles during his career. He co-created an online grower resource which focuses on nutrient monitoring and nutrient standards. He also co-authored the book Nutrient Deficiencies in Bedding Plants: A Pictorial Guide for Identification and Correction. The culmination of his plant growth regulator research is emphasized in the Plant Growth Regulator Guide for Annuals published by Fine America/GrowerTalks. His current focus is to provide scientifically-based grower information about plant leaf tissue analysis standards and plant nutrition.

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Previous Webinars

Allyn C. Howlett, Ph.D

How the CB1 cannabinoid receptor communicates within the cell via associated proteins

April 11, 2024, 1 PM MST

Dr. Allyn C. Howlett is a Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Assistant Dean of WFU Graduate School Biomedical Programs, and Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Education. Dr. Howlett is an […]

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Youbin Zheng, Ph.D

How to Use Light in Cannabis Cultivation

April 17, 2024 11 AM MST

Dr. Youbin Zheng is a professor at the University of Guelph, Canada. He has more than 25 years of research experience in controlled environment plant production, and his research has resulted in more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers, more than ten book chapters […]

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Zamir K. Punja, Ph.D

Total yeast and mold in cannabis : How and why ?

March 20, 2024 11 AM MST

Dr. Punja completed his MSc and PhD degrees in plant pathology from
the University of California, Davis. He joined Campbell Soup Company
and was Manager of plant biotechnology until 1989, when he left to
join Simon Fraser University. Zamir’s research investigates the […]

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Ryan McLaughlin, Ph.D

From Seed to Synapse: Modeling the Long-Term
Impacts of Developmental Cannabis Exposure

March 14, 2024, 1 PM MST

Dr. Ryan McLaughlin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience at Washington State University (WSU). The overarching goal of Dr. McLaughlin’s research program is to determine how endogenous and exogenous cannabinoids affect the brain […]

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