The Cannabis Encyclopedia
THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO CULTIVATION AND CONSUMPTION
THE CANNABIS ENCYCLOPEDIA
The Cannabis Encyclopedia is the definitive guide to medical marijuana cultivation and consumption. It 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 588-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. His advice is basic, detailed and reliable.
SMOKING WITH STYLE’S REVIEW
The Cannabis Encyclopedia is a MUST HAVE book which contains everything you need to know about growing marijuana. Here are are few of the topics covered in this book:
- Cannabis Varieties
- Life Cycle
- Seeds & Seedlings
- Clones & Cloning
- Harvest, Drying & Curing
- & much more!
The paperback I received is nearly 4 pounds and contains over 2,000 images! What the what? In short, if you want to be an expert on cannabis … buy this book!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
World-renowned expert on indoor, outdoor, and greenhouse cannabis cultivation, Jorge Cervantes (George Van Patten) concealed his identity from 1983-2010 so that he could cultivate, study, write, photograph, and make videos about cannabis without persecution. After 30 years, travel to 5 continents, 20 books, countless articles in 10 languages, and millions of hits on his YouTube videos, Cervantes brings you his best work to date, The Cannabis Encyclopedia.