Term: Strain

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Cannabis strains come from the process of breeding male cannabis plants with females to create different varieties that include some aspects of each parent plants. Plant varieties (cultivars) are selectively bred to produce distinct, desirable traits and effects of cannabis. The traits and effects include differentiated products or can be cultivation traits such as fast-flowering, pest resistance, or high yield. There is no standard for cannabis strain naming and cultivators have cultivated and named hundreds of cannabis strains.

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