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Open-Source Cannabis Breeding

Open-Source Cannabis Breeding

With legalization on the horizon in many places, cannabis could accidentally reproduce a scenario other crops have faced for over years: streamlining. Bold improvements in yield, logistical efficiency, or waste reduction pressured chemical companies and seed makers to engineer fruits, vegetables, and grain that, in many cases, prioritize cash performance and profitability over the consumer’s…

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…

5 Steps For A Cannabis Breeding Program

Step #1 – Develop Breeding Goal You will first need to develop your vision or a cannabis breeding goal and write it out, you can start by asking yourself: Why are you trying to make seed? What are you trying to accomplish? Are you trying to combine the best characteristics of two (2) different strains…

Cannabis Breeding And Sexual Reproduction

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There are several biological processes of sexual propagation in cannabis and the formation of new generations by seed via cannabis breeding. Cannabis is a plant that can be reproduced either sexually or asexually. The process of asexual propagation is referred to as taking cuttings or cloning. The process of sexual propagation is when male and female…