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


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


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


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


breeding between individual cannabis plants that are not closely related


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


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


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


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