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Marijuana Botany: An Advanced Study: The Propagation and Breeding of Distinctive Cannabis

  title={Marijuana Botany: An Advanced Study: The Propagation and Breeding of Distinctive Cannabis},
  author={William P. Clarke},
Cannabis sativa (marijuana) is one of the oldest cultivated crops in the world. As a plant, it is valued for both its hallucinogenic and medicinal properties. Marijuana has been used to treat aExpand
The Composition of Hemp Seed Oil and Its Potential as an Important Source of Nutrition
The fatty acid and natural product content of hemp seed oil was analyzed by GC-MS and LC-MS, and trace amounts of cannabidiol (CBD) were also detected. Expand
Cannabis sativa L. –Cannabis
Cultivation and breeding of Cannabis sativa L. for medicinal purposes is of actual importance since in many countries the legalization allows its use by patients. So far, Cannabis sativa L. and itsExpand
An Image-Based Deep Learning Model for Cannabis Diseases, Nutrient Deficiencies and Pests Identification
Results showed that transfer learning from existing models specialized in similar tasks to the one under development, is more successful than using transfer learn from more general models. Expand
Designing microorganisms for heterologous biosynthesis of cannabinoids
The potential use of synthetic biology as an alternative strategy for synthesis of cannabinoids in heterologous hosts is explored and a comprehensive description of the key steps of the genuine and artificial pathway, systems biotechnology needs and platform optimization is presented. Expand
Dwarf germplasm: the key to giant Cannabis hempseed and cannabinoid crops
  • E. Small
  • Biology
  • Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution
  • 2017
After a century of banishment, both euphoric and non-euphoric classes of Cannabis sativa are attracting billions of dollars of investment as new legitimate crops and four sources of germplasm useful for breeding semi-dwarf biotypes deserve special attention. Expand
Farming medical ganja in Jamaica.
  • Simon Jones
  • Medicine
  • The International journal on drug policy
  • 2016
In the spring of 2015 the Jamaican parliament passed the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act with several significant changes to the existing legislation and is intended to “provide for the modificationExpand
“More drugs, less crime”: why crime dropped in New York City, 1985–2007
The crime drop in New York City has produced a whole academic literature that is unable to explain the decline. This article argues that this literature has ignored the simplest explanation of all: aExpand
Evolution and Classification of Cannabis sativa (Marijuana, Hemp) in Relation to Human Utilization
This review examines the evolving ways Cannabis has been used from ancient times to the present, and how human selection has altered the morphology, chemistry, distribution and ecology of domesticated forms by comparison with related wild plants. Expand
Letter to the Editor: Small, Ernest. 2015. Evolution and Classification of Cannabis sativa (Marijuana, Hemp) in Relation to Human Utilization. Botanical Review 81(3): 189-294
The authors of this rebuttal challenge Small's use of outdated terminology, question his renaming of the functional evolutionary and taxonomic groupings, support the use of cultivar names, are confused by his conclusions concerning resin gland function, and wish to elaborate on the particulars of drug Cannabis domestication. Expand