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Cannabis sativa L. (Cannabaceae) is one of the oldest medicinal plants used by humans.

By:  S. Farag, O. Kayser, in Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies, 2017

For millennia, the plant has also been used for fiber, oil production, and simply as additive for food products. This chapter gives an overview of botanical aspects of the genus Cannabis, such as, macroscopical and microscopical features, taxonomic classification, the current varieties, genomics. Furthermore, geographical distribution, agricultural status, and germplasm conservation are provided. This chapter presents the current state of knowledge of different cultivation forms, including outdoor, indoor, and micropropagation.

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