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, 2011 ; Small, 2015 ). In the United States, 25 states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws allowing the medicinal use of hemp, and another 17 states allow products that are high in CBD and low in THC ( Mead, 2017 ). Hemp is an annual

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THCa may be decarboxylated by heating, forming biologically active CBD or THC, respectively ( Flores-Sanchez and Verpoorte, 2008 ). Hemp-derived CBD is increasingly valued for its therapeutic potential, as it shows anticonvulsant and anti

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Hemp is an annual dioecious species with separate male (XY) and female (XX) plants ( Moliterni et al., 2004 ). Dioecious hemp seed will generate ≈50% male and 50% female plants ( Schaffner, 1921 ). Female plants are preferred over males for CBD hemp

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THC and CBD, because they produce significantly more cannabinoids than male plants. Feminized seed is desirable for CBD hemp production. Feminized seed is produced when female plants are pollinated using pollen from masculinized female plants ( Mohan

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Cannabis sativa (hemp, marijuana) is a dioecious species with homogametic (XX) pistillate female plants and heterogametic (XY) staminate male plants ( Moliterni et al., 2004 ). The species is cultivated for cannabinoids, most notably CBD and

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 al. 2020 ). Plants are generally classified and regulated as industrial hemp if it contains less than 0.3% THC in the dried flower (this level varies by country) or drug-type with more than this threshold ( Hesami et al. 2020 ). Cannabis sativa is

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IV, factors that affect ex vitro establishment and acclimation were examined. The information presented serves as a foundation for the successful micropropagation of hemp. Materials and Methods Plant material The hemp cultivar TJ’s CBD was

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$623 million in 2021 (USDA 2022). Hemp plants grown for the floral market are often intended for extraction of cannabidiol (CBD) or cannabigerol (CBG), nonintoxicating cannabinoids used for therapeutic purposes ( Morales et al. 2017 ). Most licensed

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integrating hemp-type CBD acid synthase gene clusters into a background of drug-type Cannabis to elevate CBD production ( Kovalchuk et al., 2020 ). The intermediate width/length ratio for intermediate cultivars was likely a result of hybridization between

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-scale hemp production. Materials and methods Plant material . The hemp cultivars Wife (US Hempcare, Niantic, CT) and Dinamed CBD (Dinafem seeds, San Sebastian, Spain) were used. ‘Wife’ was used for all studies and ‘Dinamed CBD’ was used for the retipping

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