Cannabis

Cannabis

Choosing the Right Strain

The choice of strain, or cultivar,[1] primarily depends on customer preferences. Factors to consider include intended use and desired effects, as well as preferred fragrance, color and flavor. For commercial growers, yield potential is another important consideration.These factors also align with the grower’s commercial needs. After all, quality determines price per weight and yield determines quantity, or sales volume.Selecting for qualityBy quality, we mean fragrance, flavor, color and potency—all of which are significantly determined by genetics.Let’s talk about potency first, …
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What Happened to the Cannabis Industry?

What happened to the cannabis industry? For most of the twentieth century, constrained by the slim profit margins of commoditized agricultural produce such as corn or wheat, very little R&D was earmarked for improving agricultural inputs. The notable exception was genetics; the lion's share of research went into improving yields via seeds, including GMOs. However, in the final decades of the last century, incentivized by the high profit margins of cash crops like cannabis, hydroponic R&D took off, yielding leading-edge fertilizers and …
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Recreational Grower Sets Record Using Emerald Harvest

What I like about growing is that it makes me feel free.                -Freegrow8Embarking on the journey of setting a growing record is no small endeavor, and yet, some growers seem to effortlessly surpass the ordinary standards. One such cultivator, known as @freegrow8 on Instagram, has not only embraced the challenge but has thrived in it.For years now, @freegrow8 has been a dedicated user of Emerald Harvest Nutrients, and the results speak for themselves. …
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