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cannabis oligopoly

Cultivation Oligopolies Are Set To Infiltrate The Canna Community. Here’s Why You Should Be Afraid

Although cannabis is nonlethal and useful for so many purposes, the same “reefer madness” that initiated prohibition in the 1930s is being used to justify the consolidation of the small and colective farming model in the legalization era. This isn’t unfamiliar territory, considering most of the United States agriculture market and so many other American […]

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marijuana breeding

How to Do Marijuana Breeding

Breeding marijuana is the only way to get the exact marijuana strains you want. It’s also the only way to avoid the high prices of buying marijuana seeds retail. And the only way to preserve treasured strains you’ve created or purchased. Breeding marijuana isn’t the same as simply creating your own marijuana seeds. The process […]

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Marijuana seed breeding

Marijuana Seed Breeding Vocabulary Guide from TGA Subcool Seeds

The main man at TGA Seeds is “Weed Nerd” Subcool. He’s the driving force who’s created dozens of tasty, potent, unique marijuana strains in the past decade. We’ve talked about Subcool in many articles, and he’s written many fascinating articles for BigBudsMag.com. We asked him to provide a vocabulary list for words used in marijuana […]

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Marijuana Cloning

Marijuana Motherplants: Root Pruning & Lighting, Part Two

Marijuana motherplants are favorite marijuana females (or males, if you’re a professional cannabis seed breeder who needs fresh pollen) that you keep alive for months or even years. Most of us only have female motherplants if we have motherplants at all, and this is the second of a series on marijuana motherplants. Motherplants are kept […]

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Discover How You Stop GMOs from Harming Your Marijuana

We work hard to protect our marijuana plants from the typical bugs, molds and mildews that have been dogging growers forever. But now we’re facing a potentially catastrophic plant protection problem: our marijuana plants are threatened by genetically-modified enemies and corporate greed, and so are we. Welcome to the brave new world of Monsanto, Scotts […]

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Protect Your Marijuana Crop From Climate Change

Climate change in the Northern Hemisphere has greatly affected the growing strategy of the outdoor medical marijuana farmer.  With freak frosts in the Spring and Fall and inclement weather patterns bringing hail, wind storms and even drought, gone are the days of predictable weather patterns where you could plant and harvest on time during the […]

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The Story of Blood Wreck Marijuana

I heard of the strain Trainwreck way back when I was still smoking brown imports. It was spoken about like it was the long lost epic weed and I always hoped I would get the opportunity to work with a clone or hybrid of the medical marijuana cross. The first time I actually got to […]

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Breeding Better Medical Marijuana With Subcool


In the last 25 years, I have collected and grown-out hundreds of strains of medical marijuana. I have traveled to Holland and attended the Cannabis Cup seven times. I’ve also lived in Amsterdam. One thing I still believe is that the best Cannabis in the world is in North America, in some unknown garden belonging […]

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