Tracing The Genetic Heritage Of Your Cannabis

Tracing The Genetic Heritage Of Your Cannabis

The variety of cannabis strains on the market seems to be forever expanding, which means you really need to know your Purple Kush from your Gorilla Cheese if you want to navigate your way through all that choice. And while this abundance of cultivars is obviously a good thing, all the genetic mixing and matching that has gone into the creation of these strains has made it harder to verify a plant’s genetic heritage. This means that while you might think you’re buying a Sour Diesel or a Haze, for example, the DNA in your product may not match up with the original genetics of these strains. As a result, you could find that you don’t experience the energetic high you were expecting from your Sour Diesel or the creative buzz you were hoping for from your Haze. Obviously, the best way to ensure the genetic integrity of your cannabis seeds is to buy them from a trusted outlet, as black-market dealers and local breeders may lack the incentive or the competence to guarantee that their merchandise is truly what they say it is. Yet to fully grasp the complexity of this issue it’s necessary to understand a thing or two about cannabis genetics. A History of Mixing and Matching Cannabis is believed to have originated in Central Asia, but was transported around the world and cultivated by numerous ancient civilisations thousands of years ago. A combination of selective breeding by humans and natural selection as the plant adapted to…

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