If I wanted to use cannabis seeds for breeding, what are some things I should know before starting a project?

Creating seeds is a natural process that the cannabis plant does very effectively. As long as there is a male plant in your flower room, you can expect to have plenty of seeds when harvest time comes around. Breeding, however, is a more complex process that requires a lot of time and knowledge of your plants, but it is a very exciting experience for any cannabis enthusiast. If you are comfortable growing cannabis from seed and would like to try your hand at breeding, then be prepared for a long-term project. Pollinating your plants is easy, but to create seeds that are stabilized and reliable can take many generations to complete. All of this time and research will pay off though,…

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What is a good starting point to learn more about breeding cannabis?

Aspiring breeders can quickly be overwhelmed with information while doing research. Before getting into the genetic side of things, understanding the cannabis plant and how it works is the first step to making better decisions in your breeding program. Nutrient uptake, environmental reactions, and susceptibility to pathogens and pests are among many traits that need to be considered other than… full article