Factors That Impact Your Cannabis Strain: Part 1, Genetics

Each strain of cannabis holds unique properties that influence the final expression you find on dispensary shelves. These internal properties are affected by a number of external forces put on the plant by growers and the surrounding habitat. In this five-part series, we’ll take a closer look at the main factors that impact your cannabis strain, starting off with the importance of solid genetics

Why are Cannabis Genetics So Important?

Genetics hold the key to your bud’s effects, flavors, vigor, and growth attributes. Not unlike concentrate production, where the starting material is the most important factor in determining the end quality of each extraction, a cannabis plant’s genetics are the starting material and hold extreme value for each strain to reach its potential. Every strain carries a unique genotype that serves as a blueprint for its growth, as well as a specific phenotype that is influenced by its environmental factors and affect a range of strain attributes like color, smell, structure, and potency.

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