Hemp and Cultivation Mixes

Trichomes

Effects of Silicon on
Trichome Development

In addition to thicker stems, improved root mass and enhanced wilt resistance, RESiLIENCE® results in increased trichomes.

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Nicotiana rustica (Indian Tobacco)

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RESiLIENCE Mix

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STANDARD Mix

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COMPETITOR Mix

Trichomes on Flowers

Trichomes of RESiLIENCE® plants had large, well-developed “heads” that were full of secretions (yellow-green color).

The trichomes on plants that were grown in non-RESiLIENCE® mixes did not have any heads.

Indian Tobacco

Trichomes examined 6 weeks after transplant

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RESiLIENCE Mix

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STANDARD Mix

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COMPETITOR Mix

Trichomes on Petioles

Trichomes of RESiLIENCE® plants had large, well-developed “heads” that were full with secretions.

With Standard Mix, trichome heads were smaller and most were empty.

Competitor mix trichomes did not have any heads.

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INCREASED TRICHOMES…

THICKER STEMS… IMPROVED ROOT MASS…

ENHANCED WILT RESISTANCE