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What Plants Create Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids and cannabinoid-like substances that stimulate the Endocannabinoid System (or ECS) are actually found in many plants. Some of these plants have long been used in traditional medicine. Others you may recognize as popular superfoods. The magic of cannabis, certainly from a medical perspective, is that a single plant produces so many healing compounds. These are…

Cannabis Genotypic & Phenotypic Diversity

Most people are familiar with the main varieties of the cannabis plant – Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica (as well as ruderalis), and how each has either an invigorating or relaxing effect on the body. However, less is known about the hybrids of these cultivars and how they are bred. As the cannabis industry continues…

Cannabis Plants Vegetative Growth & Cloning Babies

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After the cannabis seed germination period, which will last for about two (2) to three (3) weeks, the seed then enters into the seedling growth stage. After the seed has developed a strong root system and foliage begins to grow rapidly, the seedling has entered into its vegetative growth stage. At this point in the plants’…

HPS Lighting For Cannabis Plants

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Apart from metal halide HID’s, this is another variety of HID’s called High-Pressure Sodium (HPS). These lighting systems and bulbs supply a totally different light spectrum for your cannabis plants. The most efficient type of HID light is the 600-watt HPS that often produces about 90,000 initial lumens upon startup. Nearly all of the HPS bulbs used…