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Cannabis Breeding & Backcrossing

First, you will select the desirable plants that have the traits that you like, and create an F2 population of them through full sib-mating. You will then select the plants showing your desired trait, which is within the F2 population, and then hybridize this plant with the recurrent parent…this will create a BC1 population. Next, you…

Cannabis SEX & Breeding *Possibilities*

There are many types of breeding programs, some more complex than others and the type of breeding method you use depends fully on what you are wanting your outcome to be. Ideally, potential breeders understand the benefits and drawbacks of each strategy before they take action. It is often that breeders will use more than one…

Cannabis Breeding & Sexuality

Synthetic variety is a cannabis breeding population derived from inter-mating specific genotypes, where each was selected for their good combining ability in all possible hybrid combinations. This is usually done by open pollination and includes repeated selection year after year. Intersexuality is a trait that can be shown through a variety of causes, from genetic to environmental…