How to: Attach a MITS tag to a plant in GrowTracker

To facilitate MITS plant tracking, plants logged within GramTracker include a field for an Additional ID, in which a user may enter the MITS tag number associated with that plant. With MITS tags associated with the proper plants, an organization may continue using their traditional plant naming scheme while simplifying their MITS tracking.

1. How to set Additional IDs on individual plant records.
2. How to set Additional IDs through the Add Additional IDs page.
3. Where to view Additional IDs.


1. How to set Additional IDs on individual plant records.

To set an Additional ID on an individual plant record:

  1. locate the plant on the Manage Plants grid or scan the plant ID on the Scan Plants page.
  2. Once you have located your plant, click Edit.
  3. The Additional ID field will appear beneath the normal Plant ID.                                   
  4. Enter the Additional ID for the plant, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click Save.


2. How to set Additional IDs through the Add Additional IDs page.


To set Additional IDs for multiple plants:

  1. Navigate to Grow, Plants, Add Additional IDs.                                                        
  2. This page will provide a prompt to enter a Plant ID, Scan a Plant ID. Scan or type the plant ID in this field and press Enter.                                                                         
  3. If the Plant ID is valid, a line will appear with the Plant ID and the cursor will move to the Additional ID field.                                                                                                 
  4. Type in the Additional ID you wish the plant to have, then hit Enter. The cursor will return to the Scan a Plant ID box.                                                                                       

    This will let you enter your Additional IDs in rapid succession by entering them manually in sequence or by scanning one tag after the other.


3. Where to view additional IDs.

Plant Additional IDs are visible in a handful of places:

  1. The Manage Plants and Scan Plants grids.                                                                
    If the column appears to be missing, right click the headers and ensure that Additional ID is checked.                                                                                        

  2. The View All Plants export includes a column listing Additional ID.                               
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