Backcrossing is a technique used in cannabis cultivation to stabilize desirable traits in a particular strain. It involves crossing a hybrid plant with one of its parent plants or a plant that possesses the desired traits. The resulting offspring will have a higher percentage of the desired traits, while still retaining some of the hybrid characteristics. This process is repeated over multiple generations to create a stable and consistent strain with the desired traits. Backcrossing is a common practice in cannabis breeding to maintain genetic integrity and enhance specific characteristics such as potency, flavor, or yield.
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