Cloning has a number of benefits when it comes to growing cannabis. It allows you to preserve genetics by keeping mother plants and take cuttings from them whenever you need to. The rooted cuttings taken from the mother plant have the exact same dna as the mother so it will grow to be a genetically identical copy of the mother plant, hence the name clone. Another benefit of cloning is that the growth rate of a clone is much faster than growing from seed, so you will have strong, healthy and vigorous growth in a short space of time compared to if you germinated a seed and grew that out. There are many different methods of cloning, here is a step by step guide to assist you through the cloning process. This is the method I use which has worked best for me.