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trichomes magnifying glass

And if you prefer a microscope over a loupe, then you’re in luck with this scope — it’s the best microscope for view trichomes.

Being able to zoom from 60x-120x allows you to deep dive into your trichomes enabling you to choose the perfect time to harvest.
Here is a list of the various magnifiers that the author has tried as aids for observing and monitoring trichomes. There is no single method that will work best for everyone.

Observing and monitoring trichomes is a very good way to help determine when to harvest a marijuana crop at the optimum time, for more info see this.
Here we have a very small and portable pocket microscope that is great for viewing cannabis trichomes. We do like this one because it is so small and can fit right into your pocket, so you can easily take it from one plant to the next and look at the trichomes of each plant in quick succession.
A magnifying glass or loupe makes the sexing process easy for the beginner cannabis cultivator. Get up close and personal with the node of the seedling to determine whether that tiny growth is a pollen sac (male) or a stigma (female). A jewellers loupe dispels the guesswork and even makes the signs of a hermaphrodite plant easy to spot.
Although an experienced farmer will take one look at a seedling and instantly know whether it’s female, this step is more difficult for the beginner. The tiny growths in the nodes of your plants determine the sex, but for most of us, these developments are far too small to see.
Unfortunately, trichomes are too small to be observed by human beings with the naked eye. Therefore, a tool to magnify the trichomes is needed.

This is their updated and upgraded model that should be a staple in any growers gardening tools.

Although an experienced farmer will take one look at a seedling and instantly know whether it’s female, this step is more difficult for the beginner. The tiny growths in the nodes of your plants…