Genetics applied to cannabis for medicinal use

The study of the mechanisms that regulate the transmission of hereditary or genetic traits is the cornerstone of the development and achievement of the objectives of RDC, in the achievement, conservation and improvement of its own genetic varieties.

The fact that the scientific community has made the complete sequence of the genetic material or genetic map of the Cannabis Sativa L variety available to the sector is the great advance that reveals the evolutionary past of this species and opens the door to the possibility of cultivating new therapeutic varieties with increasingly precise, resistant and sustainable cannabinoid profiles. This is our mission.

Genetics is one of the defining guiding factors for the control of our production chain from beginning to end, from the stability and consistency of the crops to the operational standards and action protocols.

Needless to say, all s our varieties pass the controls for pests, fungi and the necessary requirements to be exported all over the world, protected by the phytosanitary passport and certificates of origin. And, if necessary, we process the passage of customs controls and fees.


Classification of cannabis according to uses

The different regulations and laws that protect the production of cannabinoids conform the cultivation frame and the genetic requirements of regulated acceptability depending on the destination use, whether this is a use for medicine, for agriculture or for research.

Genetics intended for medicinal use

As a general rule, the cultivation of genetic varieties destined for medicinal use is not restricted in terms of THC or psychotropic content when granting the corresponding license. This fact allows us to open the range of possible genetics with high concentrations of cannabinoids and terpenes.

Genetics intended for agriculture

Agriculture in open and unprotected spaces requires limitations of the psychotropic components, in this case THC. That is why it is very important that the stability of the variety is very accurate and does not go beyond the required limits.

Genetics for research

Genetics intended for research do not necessarily require stabilization, or high levels of production or yield.

The key to genetics is morphology and chemotype

Morphological expression and chemotype are extremely important genetic factors for the maintenance and conservation of the Cannabis Sativa L. Species and its subspecies; to establish the necessary cultivation standards and protocols for the purpose of genetic replication and for the breeding of new genetic varieties.

Selection of genetic parents

Studying and establishing the concentration levels of the active components of the different cannabinoid varieties of plants implicit in a breeding process allows us to select the appropriate parents to create a certain genetics and offer data on the characteristics of the seeds. Therefore, morphological expression and chemotype are extremely important genetic factors.


Morphology tells us about the structure and shape of the plant and establishes the general patterns or regularities that define the variety, which are not at all a coincidence. Specifically, the Cannabis Sativa L. variety is distinguished by its stature, majestically tall and slender. It grows in the form of a tree with branches that extend upwards, long and narrow leaves arranged in the shape of a palm and flowers that start at the nodes and expand delicately along the length of the branches. Apparently, the objectives of this morphology are several, the most important of which: avoid the accumulation of humidity and the consequent appearance of pathogens; self-provide and enjoy good ventilation in hot weather and face strong gusts of wind.


On the other hand, the chemotype or chemical type of the cannabinoid is a way of classifying the chemical composition of the plant that designates the molecule found in greater quantity within its composition. Accurate characterization is important for the development of crops for specific uses: pharmacological, hemp fiber or seeds or research.

Establish standards and cultivation protocols

When establishing the standards and cultivation protocols necessary for the objective of genetic replication, it must be clear that the standards of operations and procedures are an essential part that describe all the steps to be followed, from hygiene in manufacturing, through safety, pest control and cultivation. They are essential for carrying out work that guarantees the genetic quality of the replica obtained. The cultivation protocols They complement these standards by specifically establishing the procedures that we must follow for each use case and variety, from the sowing or cloning process to drying and packaging in large quantities, going through nutrition processes, pruning, etc

Maintain and conserve the species and subspecies

We understand that biodiversity is a guarantee of well-being and balance of the biosphere and that there is, without fail, to preserve it, therefore we are committed to the conservation of original, autochthonous and landraces genetics when it comes to preserving the biological and genetic heritage of cannabinoid species, guaranteeing future generations viable and stable seeds that preserve genetic inheritance. Maintaining the lineage and the stability of the expression of the plant in all its aspects depends on conservation of genetics.

Breeding of new genetic varieties

When we talk about breeding new genetic varieties, we are actually talking about recombining genes that already exist to get new genotypes, and we must not lose sight of the fact that the possibilities of genetic recombinations are unlimited. In addition to creating a new variant, in the first place, we define the characteristics that we want it to have and we eliminate the unwanted features and fix the ones that we are interested in protecting, so that those features that interest are invariably repeated generation after generation. It is a process that allows us to adjust our products to the different demands and needs of the market.

Vertical integration

The commitment to guarantee quality and excellence has led us to choose vertical integration as a working method, since, in addition to being a guarantee of quality, it maximizes efficiency and guarantees the continuity of the production, supply and expansion chain.

Vertical integration allows us to offer a wide range of products that includes specific research aimed at specific needs, genetics, crude oil products and final products, as well as formulations, whether these are standards or customized or adapted to the specific needs of each client and demand.

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