Chapter 16: Breeding

Marijuana Horticulture

Chapter 16: Breeding Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor / Outdoor Medical Grower’s Bible

by Jorge Cervantes

Chimera is without a doubt one of the most dedicated and knowledgeable people working with cannabis today; he brings a passion to cannabis breeding and research not often seen in the industry. Founder […]

Breeding Marijuana Strains

Breeding Marijuana Strains

It is possible to breed and select cuttings from plants that grow, flower, and mature faster. Some plants will naturally be better than others in this regard, and it is easy to select not only the most potent plants to clone or breed, but the fastest growing/flowering plants as well. […]

Marijuana Botany - Cannabis Breeding and Genetics

Cannabis Breeding and Genetics

by Robert Connell Clarke

Genetics

Although it is possible to breed Cannabis with limited success without any knowledge of the laws of inheritance, the full potential of diligent breeding, and the line of action most likely to lead to success, is realized by […]

The test cross

Cannabis Grow Bible

The test cross The Cannabis Grow Bible

by Greg Green

Determining the phenotype of a plant is fairly straightforward. You look at the plant and you see its phenotype. Determining the genotype can not be done through visible observation alone. The genes themselves are somewhat hidden except for […]

Partial dominance

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Partial dominance The Cannabis Grow Bible

by Greg Green

Now that we have explained the basics of dominant and recessive, you can move on to the next step.

Some gene loci in plants have more than two possibilities. These are sometimes referred to as ‘partially dominant genes’ […]

Modifying genes

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The Cannabis Grow Bible The Cannabis Grow Bible

by Greg Green

By breeding we can determine.. Let’s say… what the colour of the plant’s bud will be, or more importantly, what colour the offspring of two plants is going to look like.

The final appearance however will […]

Dominant and recessive

Cannabis Grow Bible

Dominant and recessive The Cannabis Grow Bible

by Greg Green

Individual genes within a locus are said to be either dominant or recessive. This is noted by a capital letter for a dominant gene and a lower case letter for a recessive gene. Dominant genes have a […]

Gene pairs

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Gene pairs The Cannabis Grow Bible

by Greg Green

All of life is made up of a pattern of genes. This pattern is similar to the two sides the zip on your jacket. One side is from the mother, the other is from the father. Each “gene […]

An introduction to basic genetics

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An introduction to basic genetics The Cannabis Grow Bible

by Greg Green

An introduction to basic geneticsGenetics are somewhat difficult to understand at first so it is best if we give you a grounding in some of the breeding concepts mentioned in this chapter.

We will start […]

How to continue a strain through seed

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How to continue a strain through seed The Cannabis Grow Bible

by Greg Green

So you bought some seeds and you want to make more seeds without any interference from another strain? That is easy. Just make sure that the male plants and the female plants are […]

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