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Cannabis : a complete guide Book
Book | CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton : [2017]


"Features: Serves as the most comprehensive available guide for scientists, doctors, economists, students, industries, and governments to evaluate risks and benefits of all aspects of cannabis ; Incorporates a very high level of scholarship, including a thorough and up-to-date analysis of the literature (with more than 1,700 literature citations), almost half a century of personally published research by the author, and consultations with leading experts ; The text is accessible, user-friendly, concise, and well-organized, making numerous complex topics comprehensible and easily digested, and therefore readable not only by specialists but also by students and the general public ; Over 280 high-quality colour illustrations are included to complement the text ; Numerous topics are presented in an entertaining fashion, including a section for each chapter that features memorable, fascinating, or humorous facts"--Provided by publisher's website.

  • ISBN: 9781498761635
  • ISBN: 1498761631
  • Physical Description: printxxix, 567 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, [2017]
  • Copyright: ℗♭2017.
  • Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Prehuman and early history of Cannabis sativa -- The ecology of wild Cannabis sativa -- Sex expression -- Photoperiodism -- Shoot and foliage architecture -- Fiber -- Oilseed -- Essential oil -- Minor uses -- Cannabis chemistry : cannabinoids in Cannabis, humans, and other species -- Nonmedical drug usage -- Medical marijuana : theory and practice -- Medical marijuana : production -- The commercial marijuana revolution -- Sustainability -- Germplasm resources -- Botanical classification and nomenclatural issues.

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