The Cannabis Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to Cultivation & Consumption of Medical Marijuana
Signed by Jorge Cervantes on Cannabis Libris Bookplate
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After 35 years of cannabis gardening and study, travel to five continents, selling more than a million books, countless articles in 10 languages and millions of hits on Youtube, Cervantes brings you his best work to date, The Cannabis Encyclopedia. His advice is basic, detailed, reliable and time tested.
The award winning Cannabis Encyclopedia, the definitive guide to medical marijuana cultivation and consumption at the time of its publication in 2015, remains very much so today. Cervantes? Encyclopedia explains all the essential techniques to grow indoors, outdoors and in greenhouses. All gardening practices are well-researched and illustrated with easy step-by-step examples and instructions.
More than 2,000 beautiful color images illustrate this 596-page book. The large 8.5 x 11-inch format, three-column pages are easy to read and packed with up-to-date information that make this book essential for all cannabis gardeners and patients.
Chapters on medical cannabis history, cannabinoid measurement and medical varieties provide a firm background for medical patients and caregivers. The Medicinal Concentrates and Cooking with Medicinal Cannabis chapters feature many different methods to concentrate and consume cannabis.
Each stage of plant growth is detailed and graphically explained seed, seedling, vegetative growth, clones and mother plants and flowering. Harvest, drying and curing information aims to preserve cannabinoids. Garden room design, construction and maintenance, greenhouse construction and care, outdoor gardens from backyards and patios to large remote fields are all explained in full detail and many step-by-step examples.
Four case studies feature two indoor gardens, one with LED and HP sodium lamps, Jorge?s backyard garden and a big garden in Humboldt County, CA. Each aspect of cannabis cultivation is examined in detail with a focus on organic practices preserving the sanctuary, meters, air, light, lamps and electricity, soil, containers, water, nutrients, additives, container culture and hydroponics, diseases and pests and breeding.
The comprehensive Nutrient chapter has individual drawings of 14 cannabis plants showing nutrient excess and deficiencies. The Breeding chapter explains methods, plant crosses, back crosses, true breeds, hybrids, etc. and provides step-by-step illustrated instructions on starting your own home breeding program. Learn exactly how to increase yields, increase cannabinoid potency, and make eco-friendly decisions from the expert, Jorge Cervantes.
Paperback: 596 pages
Publisher: Van Patten Publishing; 1 edition (April 20, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 1 x 10.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.8 pounds