Medical Marijuana Glossary


Medical Marijuana Glossary

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Ohms Power Law

a law that expresses the strength of an electric current: Volts x Amperes = Watts

Open Pollination

pollination that occurs naturally, as opposed to controlled pollination, no effect of selection from human interference

Optimum

1. the most favorable condition for growth and reproduction 2. peak production

Organic

1. made of, derived from, or related to living organisms: Growers of organic cannabis use fertilizers and insect control methods of animal or vegetable origin - unaltered rock powders are also considered organic

Osmosis

the equalizing movement of fluids through a semi-permeable membrane, such as in a living cell

Outbreeding

breeding between individual cannabis plants that are not closely related

Outcross

the process of breeding using individual outside of the family, population, or group

Overload

load to excess: An electrical circuit that uses more than 80 percent of its potential is overloaded - a 20 amp circuit drawing 17 amps is overloaded

Ovule

egg which contains the female genes and is found within the plant ovary: When fertilized, an ovule will grow into a seed

Oxygen

tasteless, colorless, odorless, element: Plants need oxygen in the soil in order to grow