Cannabis Grower’s Handbook


The Complete Guide to Marijuana and Hemp Cultivation

Ed Rosenthal

with Robert Flannery and Angela Bacca

Ed Rosenthal’s Cannabis Grower’s Handbook is the definitive guide for all cultivators-from first-time home growers to experienced large-scale commercial cannabis operators. The Grower’s Handbook breaks down the fundamentals of marijuana cultivation and demonstrates their practical applications in gardens of any size. Learn new techniques to maximize yield and efficiency and to grow bigger, more potent resinous buds!

Cannabis Grower’s Handbook covers the newest lighting technologies such as LED and adjustable spectrum bulbs; permaculture and regenerative farming techniques; advanced drying and curing methods and strategies; comprehensive integrated pest management; and over a dozen specialized garden setups. Still deciding what to grow? This guide will help you choose among the many options from innovative breeders, which now include autoflowering plants and CBD and CBG varieties of hemp. With over 600 pages of full-color photos,this grower’s guide presents the latest science, tools, and methods to enable you to grow a cannabis garden of any size, anywhere-indoors or out.

Ed Rosenthal’s books are known for their easy-to-understand and trend-setting content and have educated millions of growers-hobbyists and professional cultivators alike consider Ed’s books their go-to guides. This fully updated edition of Ed’s groundbreaking Marijuana Grower’s Handbook comes at a time when more people than ever before can legally grow cannabis and want to know how to maximize their yields. Once again, Ed shows you how, this time drawing on the contributions and research of the pioneers and leaders in the legal cannabis industry, as well as from professors at leading horticultural schools at the University of California at Davis, Cornell University, the University of Connecticut, and Oaksterdam University.

Two new co-authors have contributed their expertise to Cannabis Grower’s Handbook : Dr. Robert Flannery holds a Ph.D. in plant biology and is the founder of Dr. Robb Farms, a licensed cannabis producer in California. Angela Bacca is an editor and journalist who has specialized in cannabis content for over ten years and edited the 2010 edition of the Marijuana Grower’s Handbook . Dr. Robb and Angela Bacca join Ed Rosenthal to bring the must-have Cannabis Grower’s Handbook to a rapidly growing” audience.

Author Information

Ed Rosenthal is the world’s leading cannabis horticulture authority, author, educator, and a pioneering legalization activist. As one of the cofounders of High Times Magazine, Ed writes the much loved and long-running cannabis column Ask Ed,” which is published internationally. Ed Rosenthal’s Marijuana Grower’s Handbook has been the definitive resource for cannabis and hemp cultivation, inspiring growers, innovators, breeders, and enthusiasts worldwide. Ed has advocated for cannabis law reform for over 50 years. He was a key member of the coalition that passed the world’s first legalization laws in California in the 1990s and continues to advocate internationally. Ed resides in Oakland, California.

Dr. Robert Flannery holds a Ph.D. from UC Davis in Plant Biology with an emphasis in Environmental Horticulture. He has specific expertise in hydroponic crop optimization for cut-flower production. He is the first person in the United States applying the technical training acquired through his doctoral degree to commercial cannabis cultivation. Dr. Flannery is CEO of Dr. Robb Farms, a premier California cannabis company with operations throughout the state.

Angela Bacca is a writer, editor, and journalist who has covered cannabis cultivation, medicine, genomics, economics, politics, research, and culture in magazines and online. She has a BA in Journalism from San Francisco State University and an MBA from Mills College Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business. Angela Bacca is the editor and project manager of Cannabis Grower’s Handbook as well as of the 2010 edition of its forerunner, Ed Rosenthal’s Marijuana Grower’s Handbook .

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