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 […]

Chapter 15: Hash and Oil Making

Marijuana Horticulture

Chapter 15: Hash and Oil Making Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor / Outdoor Medical Grower’s Bible

by Jorge Cervantes

Hashish is the connoisseur’s smoke. Hashish, also called hash, is the resin heads of glandular trichomes that are collected, pressed together, and shaped. The more resin on the input material, […]

Chapter 3: Vegetative Growth

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Chapter 3: Vegetative Growth Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor / Outdoor Medical Grower’s Bible

by Jorge Cervantes

The seedling growth stage lasts for about two to three weeks after seeds have germinated. Once a strong root system is established and foliage growth increases rapidly, seedlings enter the vegetative growth […]

Grow Cabinets, Closets, and Rooms

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Grow Cabinets, Closets, and Rooms Marijuana Grow Basics by Jorge Cervantes

This chapter is where you put it all together to set up your grow room and cultivate the best crop in the world! Before you set up the room, you will need to determine how much to grow. Afterward you must decide on […]

Grow Gear

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Grow Gear Marijuana Grow Basics by Jorge Cervantes

Growing indoors requires grow gear to supply and control light, air, water, and the growing medium. Below is a simple discussion that will give you basic understanding of the grow gear you will need – what it is and how it works.

Light and Lamps

You […]

Harvesting

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Harvesting Marijuana Grow Basics by Jorge Cervantes

Harvest when plants are at peak ripeness. Harvest timing is critical. The peak harvest window is open for roughly 5-7 days. Most growers manicure harvested buds before drying them slowly and evenly so THC is preserved. After drying, buds must cure so that full aroma and flavor […]

Clones and Mother Plants

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Clones and Mother Plants Marijuana Grow Basics by Jorge Cervantes

Making clones is the most efficient and productive means of cannabis propagation for most growers. A clone is a branch tip cut from a (female) mother marijuana plant that has been planted and has grown roots. Female clones can be induced to flower as […]

Flowering

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Flowering Marijuana Grow Basics by Jorge Cervantes

Cannabis is an annual plant that normally produces seeds to successfully complete its life cycle. Marijuana is a dioecious plant, being either male (pollen-producing) or female (ovule and seed-producing). However, intersesx (aka hermaphrodite) plants with both male and female flowers can also occur.

In nature, cannabis flowers […]

Pre-Flowering

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Pre-Flowering Marijuana Grow Basics by Jorge Cervantes

Marijuana is a dioecious plant, being either male or female. however, intersex (aka hermaphrodite or bisexual) plants with both male and female flowers can also occur.

Pre-flowers are the first sign of a plant’s sex. The pre-flowers grow at branch internodes just behind the leaf spur or […]

Vegetative Growth

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Vegetative Growth Marijuana Grow Basics by Jorge Cervantes

Cannabis enters the vegetative growth stage after four to six weeks of seedling growth. Vegetative growth is maintained in most strains with 16-24 hours of light daily. Plants grow faster when they received more hours of light. Marijuana will continue vegetative growth a year or longer […]

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