Cultivars and Genetics: The Science of Cultivation

October 1, 2019| 9:00 am - 9:40 am

It is important to understand the basic science behind cannabis genetics.  Thanks to the advanced hybridization of cannabis over the years and the growth of the industry globally, we now have a multitude of cultivars to choose from. In this session, James Loud, veteran cannabis genetics consultant, will discuss how choosing the right cultivar can impact your cultivation operations and overall product yields.

You’ll get insights on:

  • Understanding modern-day cannabis, and how to make sense of cultivars and seed labels.
  • Unwrapping the seed versus clone debate.
  • Finding the right varietals and considering geographic location.
  • Considerations when choosing cultivars that will optimize total yield.


*This session was produced in partnership with