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Marijuana Varieties from the World's Great Seed Breeders Varieties Original Misty to Shiva Skunk 128143 Varieties Silver Blue to Super Silver Haie 1 'A Varieties Super Skunk to Yumboldt 166-179 Comp.iny Acknowledgments Varieties by Company Glossary L.itltude Appendix Metric Conversion Index Sponsors Quick Key to Icons

Flying Dutchmen on the Skunk

Back in the 1960s. the sccitc in Holland was more hashish than pot. as the available grass was mostly mediocre imported Mult. By the mid- 1970s, a small number of Dutch enthusiasts started growing at home. Ihc first vtrains were large plants with small buds of average taste and high, but a few seeds eventually made it over from Afghanistan. Ilten this weird character from the Slates slniwed up with some new varieties pure breeding strains from Colombia. Afghanistan and South Africa. More...

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Skunk x Northern Ughts.AK-47 Chronic is serious flower (tower. This casy-to-grow plant can product* up to 000 g h-i square meter under 600 watt lights that's a gram per watt. These desirable yields have been achieved with both hydro and vill methods. Hydro methods require less lime in vegetative stage, around days, whereas fledglings need about a week to get rooted in soil. Chronic wants to grow a huge end bud. and any side buds are much smaller, making it a perfect candidate...

Paradise Seeds

Paradise Seeds was founded in 1after ten years of experience with growing cannabis and developing quality strains. Bad then, our seeds found their way into the hands of people at a local colTccshop. I ucky Mothers, in Amsterdam. Nowadays, our strains are known the world over and our seeds are distributed in shops ami on the interne in many countries. Paradise Seed's aim is in general 10 create better weed varieties, therefore we maintain strict selection criteria on ceflain characteristics....

The Mission of Federation Seed Company

Cannabis Varieties

TIk- Federation Seed Company look its name from a Gene Roddenberry-inspired universal view of a future with no war. hunger or poverty. We believe this future can he achieved, and have dedicated our life's endeavors to realizing thb dream and turning ii into reality. From space, the Farth is a teeny, tiny little hlue pearl of life in a vast inkiness of cold, sterile blackness so immense it's hard to wrap your mind around it. Fach and every one of us nerd to be responsible custodians of this...

Nirvana

The history of Nirvana Scetl Company goes hack to the end of the l9BOs. when the founder was working ai Amsterdam's legendary I'ositronics growshop. The knowledge and inspiration he received there moved him to think about starting his own seed company. Years were spent traveling, seeking out and collecting seeds from the finest strains. More years went into experimentation, growing, cross breeding and developing the new strains from among which Nirvana...

Mapping the Pol Palat DJ Short

The breeding and production of fine cannabis is more art than science. A creative mind and sense of inluition are nccrssaiy to achieve success In ihis field. While some herb is strictly pleasing 10 the mental palate, laste can also be tantamount to the bu2i for the cannabis connoisseur. Ihe range of flavors expressed by the genus cannabis is extraordinary. No other plant on the planet can equal the cacophony of smells and tastes available from cannabis. The spectrum of possible smells and...

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SATURDAY NIGHT 8 30 pm Maple Tree Squtxe courtesy Crntm Culture n1.t9.Uine courtesy Crntm Culture n1.t9.Uine With Nancy Reagan at the helm, the U.S. Wat on Drugs began In earnest once again, ami Canada dutifully went along with their Southern Neighbors. Dana Larsen has scrsed as editor of CaaiNibit Cnfrurr magazine since ils inception in 1994. He has wnilen hundreds of articles and essays on cannabis and drug policy, history and related Lvsurv Daru is also a rounding member of ihe BC and...

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Necessity. lie was lound guilty of trafficking after admitting ht' had given Iwds lo other sick friends. Ihe judge even ruled that Parker's pot plants should be returned, although the police failed to do so. Ilie decision made headlines across Canada. Ihe feds appealed Ihe decision to the Ontano Court of Appeal, taking the case to Ontario's highest court. In July 2000. the judge ruled that Canada's law against marijuana was unconstitutional, and granted ferry Parker ihe right to use medicinal...

Federation Story about the Hawaiian Sativa

Tfphis variety came to me a a sativa. and was indigenous on Hawaii since the 1970s. It 1 didn't make it over here to North America until the 1980s, because commercial growers are generally not interested with the more time-consuming sativa varieties. A lot of commcr- j rial growers want to grow indicas because it's quick, ami they want the biggest bang for the buck. They Just want to get tl> c product out there in a shorter amount of lime than a sativa allows for. In the 1980s, a buddy of...

Cannabis Attractions The Hash Marijuana Hemp Museum

Back in ihc mid-1980s, two brothers owned ihc Goa cofTeeshop. Together with ihc married brother's wife. they acquired a building along the canals in central Amsterdam, and came up with the idea of creating a museum devoted to cannabis. After gathering display cases ami setting up the building to house a museum, they recruited marijuana columnist and activist Ed Rosenthal to srrve as curator. After three weeks of intensive work filling the cases and walls with cannabis curim ami memorabilia from...

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The U.S. comes from genetics first brought to Canada by these American draft-dodgers. I he I e Dain Commission was appointed in Canada (o undertake a complete and factual study of marijuana use and its effects. The results of the study were presented to the government in 1971. after four years and four million dollars' worth of research. The Le Da In Commission recognized that the use of marijuana K not linked to violent crime in any way. It also concluded that prohibitionist laws have only...

Jack Hcrcr Father of the New Hemp Industry

In 197J, some college students luld Jack thai marijuana was used in the old days as paper, fiber and canvas. Intrigued. Jack and his friend. Captain Fd. began researching licnip. I hen in 197V. while tripping on acid. 'All tin- millions of hemp fads came together in one huge realization HEMP CAN SAVF. Till WORLD Jack says he and Captain Fd made a pledge to work every day lor the rest of our lives, or until we turned 84. to get jwit legalized and free pot prisoners. That was 50 year. away....

The Story Behind the Haze

I ii Ihc 1970s, there were iwo tmMhcn growing pot in Monterey. California who were known 1 as the Ha e Krothrrv They were working on a super all-saliva strain that would do well in their location. They experimented, taking a variety of pure salivas and crossing them. A combination of several salivas, including a Mexican Colomlnan and some fhai. resulted in a long-season saliva that produced great results when grown outdoors just inland from Monterey, flic brothers grew in the mountains, where...

Tony of Sagarmatha on stabilizing strains

N r very time you do in-line breeding. there's a possibility of some-L. thing really noticeably changing. Can of it is knowing your plants. It also helps if you're lucky enough to have a lot of individuals to ehoosc from. If you liavc a srlcction. the hard part is the males, so what you'll have to do is find all your females and then take 4 or S mates that you think are going to be vigorous and show signs of flowering the fastest. You take those males and cross them against clones from the...

Dr Grecnthumbs Cannabis Travels

441 n I9G8,1 look my first trip in search of gotxl anil abundant smoke. At that time, I'd been i smoking for a year or two and I'd heard about potent cannabis in Mexico, so it seemed natural to go to the source. After all. the price of a pound in Canatla had skyrocketed from 80 to 250 almost overnight. Mexico was great The pot was clteap. not to mention potent and abundant. My traveling buddy and I bought green trash bags full of untrimmed colas for under 100 U.S. at Pie de la Quctsta. near...

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Somango blends the multiple hybrid Jack llcrvr with Big Skunk Korean to form ihc fruitiest of all Soma's strains. Previously known by Soma IS. this complex cross was renamed for Its tropical mango aroma and flavor. Somango is optimal as a multiple branch plant, since its genetics encourage long side branches and a height on the taller side. A sea of green method can still be undertaken, but branching and height will need to Ik- controlled. Soma prefer to grow on viil indoors with fully organic...