Cannabis Cultivation: A Complete Grower's Guide

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Written by commercial-scale grower Mel Thomas, Cannabis Cultivation divulges the expertise, tips, and insight he learned at the helm of one of the world’s largest marijuana growing operations. Ideal for beginners and anyone interested in learning more about growing marijuana indoors, the book is free of technical jargon and boring theory, and its step-by-step directions enable anyone to grow and harvest the highest quality marijuana using simple techniques and inexpensive, everyday gardening tools. All of the ...
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Written by commercial-scale grower Mel Thomas, Cannabis Cultivation divulges the expertise, tips, and insight he learned at the helm of one of the world’s largest marijuana growing operations. Ideal for beginners and anyone interested in learning more about growing marijuana indoors, the book is free of technical jargon and boring theory, and its step-by-step directions enable anyone to grow and harvest the highest quality marijuana using simple techniques and inexpensive, everyday gardening tools. All of the important factors that influence growth rate, yield, and potency are covered, including lighting, planting mediums, pH, nutrients, water systems, air, and temperature. With extra focus on small gardens and security, this is the perfect book for the home grower and medical growers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931160834
  • Publisher: Green Candy Press
  • Publication date: 2/7/2012
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 412
  • Sales rank: 929,480
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Chapter 1 The cannabis plant 1

Chapter 2 Choosing your location 11

Chapter 3 Security 19

Chapter 4 Electricity and lighting systems 29

Chapter 5 Temperature, humidity, and carbon dioxide (CO2) 55

Chapter 6 Choosing your plants 63

Chapter 7 Organic cultivation 73

Chapter 8 Starting your crop 89

Chapter 9 Hydroponic cultivation 105

Chapter 10 Compact cultivation 139

Chapter 11 Cultivation techniques 147

Chapter 12 Harvesting and drying your crop 163

Chapter 13 Outdoor cultivation 169

Chapter 14 Breeding cannabis plants 193

Chapter 15 Troubleshooting pests and fungi 203

Chapter 16 Extracting THC from plants 219

Chapter 17 Enjoy! 235

Chapter 18 Commercial uses of cannabis 245

Chapter 19 Medical cannabis 251

Chapter 20 Cannabis history, religion and prohibition 261

Chapter 21 Questions & answers 279

Chapter 22 And finally 319

Glossary 327

Resources 330

Index 333

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