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What is triploid cannabis?

Cannabis cultivation, like other aspects of the agronomic industry, is experiencing the contribution of innovation and technology. And the era of triploid cannabis is here, which can easily be the solution to producing seedless cannabis. Because what if growers never had to worry about accidental pollination of their plants ever again?

What are cannabis landraces?

The number of hybrids that we have on the market today is enormous, with dozens of seed banks offering their new crosses season after season. However...where do these hybrids come from? What were the first plants used to create them? Today we will talk about landrace varieties and we will tell you how thanks to them the current cannabis scene is what we know today.

Aphids and cannabis, how to avoid and combat them

Today we are going to tell you how to prevent and fight aphids in your crop, an annoying pest that can cause quite a few problems for your plants, such as necrosis, fungus and even viruses. As you will see, this is not a pest that is difficult to diagnose or eradicate... so don't miss this article!

Full spectrum oil (and other cannabinoid spectrums)

When looking at different CBD products, you have probably noticed that there are different cannabinoid spectrum options to choose from. For example, you can find full spectrum CBD oil, broad spectrum CBD, or CBD isolates. But while these three types of products may sound similar, they are actually worlds apart from each other. Knowing the difference between them will help you make a more informed decision about which CBD products will best suit your needs.

How to prevent and treat downy mildew on marijuana

Mildiu is the name given to a fungal disease caused by several species of different, but symptomatically similar, phytopathogenic fungi. Often confused with botrytis or powdery mildew, this is one of the most common cannabis "pests" and often the most difficult to control. However, it does not have to be fatal if you follow a series of tips to prevent its appearance. Here we show you how to deal with this annoying guest and, in case it has colonized your crop, how to kill it effectively.

How to make rooting compounds for cannabis

We already talked about small seedlings and clones, the rooting phase is vital for the correct development of plants in all their life stages, from birth to harvest. And it is that a good root system will make things much easier for our plants to show us their full potential! Today we will talk in detail about rooting agents and root growth stimulators, and we will give you several options to be able to produce your own homemade rooting agents.

The pollination of cannabis

Growing cannabis to enjoy an individual marijuana supply is the epitome of personal growth. But with every grow comes great responsibility: your plants need protection and care to reach their full potential. And the botanical repercussions of pollination can have an irreversible impact on the life force of a cannabis plant. We explain everything you need to know about this breeding process that will influence the future of your personal cannabis grow, just as surely as the choices of parents will set the future course for their children.

What are CBD:THC ratios and what are their benefits?

With the increased use of cannabis in many countries, the CBD:THC ratio is becoming more important to better understand the potential benefits of different doses of both cannabinoids. Knowing which mix to use for both medicinal and recreational cannabis is challenging, so here's how the CBD:THC ratio works so you can improve the effectiveness of the weed you consume in the future.

The FIM pruning technique and cannabis

FIM pruning or fimming is a pruning technique that allows us to multiply the number of branches of our plants with very little effort so that we can maximise the performance of our garden in an easy way. Today we delve into this curious method and show you how to do it successfully.

Cannabis cultivation for the inherently lazy

Self-cultivation of cannabis is an activity that gives many joys to those who practice it, although sometimes it can be a world due to lack of time or, simply, lack of desire. Today we tell you a series of tricks and aspects of cultivation to take into account so that taking care of your plants takes as little time as possible.

Cannabis liquor and other spirits

THC-infused alcoholic beverages are a creative way to enjoy the effects of both substances. The cannabis market has already set its sights on this type of product, with more and more brands filling this business niche. But anyone can make artisanal cannabis liquor in their own home. Here, we explain how to make it, the effects it produces and the risks that this entails. But always remember to take it responsibly!

CBN (cannabinol): a minor cannabinoid with great potential

For the last few years, CBD has taken the world of health and wellness by storm. However, there is another compound derived from cannabis that could become as popular as CBD, thanks to its ability to help you sleep well. It is CBN, a cannabinoid that offers relaxing and drowsy properties; and it could even become a fountain of eternal youth thanks to its ability to delay the aging of brain cells.

CBG (Cannabigerol): Effect and Properties

Although most users are familiar with the cannabinoids most commonly found in cannabis, such as THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), there are many similar compounds in this plant. One of these lesser- known cannabinoids is cannabigerol (CBG); although it does not appear in large quantities in most varieties, it is worth knowing about for several reasons. We explain it to you here.

How to prevent and treat whiteflies

The whitefly is a common pest that gives many growers headaches every year, both because of its high degree of resistance to insecticides and the speed with which it can reproduce. Although it can also be disastrous for cannabis plantations, if we act quickly there are treatments that can effectively solve this annoying problem.

About this Cannabis Blog

This is the blog of the seed bank Philosopher Seeds. It is intended for the use of adults over the age of 18 years.

You'll find information on homegrowing cannabis, tips, tricks and news from the cannabis sector.

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