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How to guide: Make a hybrid

If you've been with us for awhile, you can likely rattle off a few hybrid varieties (Castillo, Colombia or Ruiru 11 anyone?) and you possibly appreciate their ability to be more resilient in the face of climate change while still tasting great. How do hybrids actually become hybrids though? Is there any GMO meddling involved? Absolutely not. Does it take awhile? You bet. Here's a handy how-to guide using Parainema as an example.