Cloning buds

In your book Marijuana Growers Handbook, in the cloning chapter you wrote that cuttings can be taken even as the plant is being harvested. What would be the best way to go about this?
Maria Juana,
Berkeley, California

The cuttings should be taken as early in flowering as possible. However they can be taken even at harvest. Take cuttings from branches with the least flowering development. These are usually branches hidden from light found near the bottom of the plant.

Remove the flowers from the cutting and trim it and place it as you would other clones. Keep the light on continuously. The cutting will root as it returns to vegetative state.

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