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Does Hemp Growing/Cultivation Affect Marijuana Growing/Cultivation Via THC Finder

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Does Hemp Growing/Cultivation Affect Marijuana Growing/Cultivation Via Cross Pollination?

Category: News | Posted on Sun, May, 8th 2016 by THCFinder

federal farm bill hemp amendment researchA lot of marijuana growers fear hemp cultivation because they fear that cross pollination via nearby help cultivation will affect a marijuana grower’s crop. But is  that true? A recent article by Capitol Press suggests otherwise:

Marijuana growers fear hemp pollen because they want to avoid the formation of seeds in their crop, which decreases the quality and volume of psychoactive flowers.

As part of his experiment, Norton grew numerous hemp plants in a greenhouse that also contained several marijuana plants. In Oregon, recreational use of the psychoactive crop became legal this year and its medical cultivation has been legal since the late 1990s.

Despite their close proximity to male hemp plants, Norton’s female marijuana plants developed a minimal number of seeds.

“We’ve been successful with them not cross-pollinating,” said Norton.

Read More:http://www.theweedblog.com/does-hemp-growingcultivation-affect-marijuana-growingcultivation-via-cross-pollination/


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