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The Cannabis Encyclopedia by Jorge Cervantes

The Cannabis Encyclopedia by Jorge Cervantes

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A comprehensive guide to cannabis cultivation

This award-winning book is the definitive guide to medical marijuana cultivation and consumption, providing essential techniques for growing cannabis indoors, outdoors, and in greenhouses.

All gardening practices are well-researched and illustrated with easy step-by-step examples and instructions. Whether you're a seasoned grower or just starting out, The Cannabis Encyclopedia covers all the gardening practices you need to know, from seed to harvest. Each stage of plant growth is detailed and graphically explained, including seed, seedling, vegetative growth, clones and mother plants, and flowering. Harvest, drying, and curing information are also provided to preserve cannabinoids.

The Cannabis Encyclopedia isn't just about growing cannabis. It also includes chapters on medical cannabis history, cannabinoid measurement, and medical varieties, providing a firm background for medical patients and caregivers. The Medicinal Concentrates and Cooking with Medicinal Cannabis chapters feature many different methods to concentrate and consume cannabis.

Garden room design, construction and maintenance, greenhouse construction and care, outdoor gardens from backyards and patios to large remote fields are all explained in full detail and many step-by-step examples. Four case studies feature two indoor gardens, one with LED and HP sodium lamps, Jorge´s backyard garden, and a big garden in Humboldt County, CA.

Each aspect of cannabis cultivation is examined in detail with a focus on organic practices, preserving the sanctuary, meters, air, light, lamps, and electricity, soil, containers, water, nutrients, additives, container culture and hydroponics, diseases, and pests, and breeding. The comprehensive Nutrient chapter has individual drawings of 14 cannabis plants showing nutrient excess and deficiencies, and the Breeding chapter explains methods, plant crosses, back crosses, true breeds, hybrids, and more, providing step-by-step illustrated instructions on starting your own home breeding program.

With Jorge Cervantes as your guide, you'll learn exactly how to increase yields, increase cannabinoid potency, and make eco-friendly decisions. His advice is basic, detailed, and reliable, making The Cannabis Encyclopedia a must-have for anyone interested in growing their own cannabis. Whether you're a medical patient, caregiver, or just curious about the world of cannabis cultivation, this book has everything you need to know.

596 pages
22 cm x 28 cm x 2.5 cm

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