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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…

Future of Cannabis Genetics

Cannabis genetics is an essential facet of the industry that affects every part of the production process. Cannabis breeding is carefully controlled to produce a multitude of different cultivars, each specifically tailored to create a unique experience. While most are familiar with the different species – Cannabis Sativa, Indica, and Ruderalis – there are many…

Cannabis Genetics

An inbred line (IBL) is a seed lot and cannabis genetics that has been bred for generations selecting repeatedly for specific traits to the point that each generation of the plant will have the same traits as the generations before. These are said to be true breeds for these characteristics and they are bred for,…

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…