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Unveiling Cannabis Genetics: The Art and Science of Selecting Superior Strains

Delving into the Intricacies of Cannabis Genetics

Not all seeds are created equal; this reality resonates powerfully within cannabis breeding. Just like the uniqueness of fingerprints, no two cannabis plants are identical. If 50 different breeders flowered 100 plants each, they all would yield offspring that might look alike but much different. 
Now, if you don’t know what you’re doing and you don’t know what to look for or smell for, then you would just pollen chucking. 

Pollen Chuckers

What’s a Pollen Chucker? Individuals who lack a robust understanding of cannabis genetics. They randomly select a female and a male plant, engage in simple breeding, and the result is a new strain.

They made a strain, alright! But the process rarely results in a classic or dope variety due to the absence of mindful genetic selection and compatibility.

The Art and Science of Selecting the Perfect Pair

Triple 6 OG
NSG Seed Club Tester Frank Cole

Native Sun Genetics is fu^kn picky for female plants to partner with their males. A painstaking process may involve assessing 99 potential female candidates before identifying the perfect match that will pioneer future generations of cannabis plants.

The selection doesn’t stop at the female plant. An equally stringent process is undertaken to select a male plant that mirrors the desired structure and passes the rub test.

Much like wine connoisseurs who can discern the intricate background notes of vintage from a simple sniff, proficient cannabis breeders leverage the stem rub smell test to differentiate superior strains from the rest.

This sensory skill separates a great breeder from a mere pollen chucker.

The Tangible Benefits of Professional Breeding

When you engage with accomplished breeders, the fruits of your labor are visibly healthier, more vibrant, and significantly potent offspring. It’s an outcome not achievable through haphazard pollen chucking.

If you’re an indoor home grower looking for a stunning and potent combination of flavors, look no further than the Hibiscus Sunrise Strain. This cannabis plant is created from a cross between Lost Paradise x Blueberry, two strains with unique traits.
Hibiscus Sunrise Strain NSG Seed Tester Club

Suppose you’ve experienced the disappointment of nurturing seeds that yielded an end product smelling like hay or not delivering on the advertised potential. In that case, you likely fell victim to the work of a pollen chucker.

Is it possible to stumble upon a solid pheno in a sea of seeds born from careless creation? Yes, it is. But this task can be as daunting and time-consuming as finding a needle in a haystack.

Choose Experience and Champion Genetics for Superior Outcomes

Blue Faces Native Sun Genetics Grown By NSG Tester: Jon Lindsey

The advice is straightforward: Seek out a breeder with years of experience and a proven track record from other growers. Not fans of a company but growers who’ve flowered the work of the known breeder. 

By doing this, you can guarantee that you’ll have superior seeds that will thrive and flourish when it’s time to bloom. You’ll immediately notice a massive difference in your garden when dealing with healthier genetics. 

In cannabis breeding, success is no mere stroke of luck or chance. It’s the fruit of thoughtful selection, a deep understanding of plant genetics, and a commitment to excellence. The next time the idea of pollen chucking tempts you, remember the lessons shared here and aim for the creation of superior, potent, and uniquely beautiful cannabis strains.

One response to “Unveiling Cannabis Genetics: The Art and Science of Selecting Superior Strains”

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    Marlin Jones

    Hey I appreciate that you know I kind of been following Lawrence Edwards he the one who got me hooked on to you you know what I’m leaning so he been showing me the path but I want a little bit more wisdom and as I can say I know he told me that I can always call you and you will walk me through it or tell
    me what I need to do so he been doing good with his plants and I’ve been trying to mirror him on the things that he do to his plants I’d be trying to do the same so man I’m just learning as I go I know he gave me some seeds of the carter diesel that you had one time and I grew that and it turned out pretty good so I got out the game for a little while to do trucking but I’m trying to get back in it you know I’m still learning

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  1. Hey I appreciate that you know I kind of been following Lawrence Edwards he the one who got me hooked on to you you know what I’m leaning so he been showing me the path but I want a little bit more wisdom and as I can say I know he told me that I can always call you and you will walk me through it or tell
    me what I need to do so he been doing good with his plants and I’ve been trying to mirror him on the things that he do to his plants I’d be trying to do the same so man I’m just learning as I go I know he gave me some seeds of the carter diesel that you had one time and I grew that and it turned out pretty good so I got out the game for a little while to do trucking but I’m trying to get back in it you know I’m still learning

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