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Breeding

Plant science meets cannabis

Learn about our new plant breeding program, coming spring 2019.

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Hemp

Risk assessment for male plants in feminized hemp

Introducing a new tool for hemp seed producers and farmers.

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Testing

Using the Plant Sex Test at Scale

How two businesses are increasing production space, boosting genetic diversity, and saving resources with the Plant Sex Test.

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Hemp

The Hemp Race is On

Cultivation is legalized, marking new opportunities for the versatile wonder crop.

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Research

The Power of Open Data

Genetic data from over 1,300 cannabis varieties is now available for public access.

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Stories

The United States of OG

How prohibition-era “Krippy” rose from Florida to fame.

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Breeding

Pheno Hunting, Breeding and the Outrageous Diversity of Cannabis

We can thank the unsung heroes of the cannabis world—the breeders—for the wild diversity of cannabis varieties we see today.

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Breeding

Breeding the Next Generation of Cannabis

The word “evolution” has become ubiquitous and is now synonymous with adaptation and improvement.

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Genetics

Intro to Cannabis Genetics Part 2: Populations & Propagation

Though cannabis may all be classified as Cannabis sativa, which we discussed in part one, there are still lots of ways to talk about the genetic variation within the species from a scientific perspective.

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Genetics

Intro to Cannabis Genetics: Debunking the Indica vs. Sativa Binary

The weed world these days is filled with a wide variety of delicious, yummy-smelling, sticky, and often medicinal buds.

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Stories

The Wonders of Kevin Jodrey

For Wonderland, Phylos Certified fits right into their attitude of openness, transparency, accuracy, and quality.

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Stories

Original Ganja | Journey to the Phylos Galaxy

Even more diverse than modern cannabis varieties are the stories behind them.

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Stories

The Power of Deschutes Growery

This Oregon-based craft cannabis business is investing in energy efficiency for a brighter future.

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Stories

“Aloha Braddah!” from Hawaiian Seed Company

We caught up with Sol Kahn of Hawaiian Seed Company to hear the story behind their seeds. Here is what he had to say.

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Genetics

Powdery Mildew and the Evolutionary Arms Race

As the temperatures cool, days shorten, buds swell, and clouds return, so do many dreaded foes, including powdery mildew.

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Stories

Clone Groups in the Phylos Galaxy

We just released a new version of the Phylos Galaxy that includes two significant updates: Clone Groups and Variety Panels.

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Research

Environmental Effects on Plant Biology Across Generations

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Stories

The Clone Wars

Today, most commercially available cannabis is grown from clones rather than seeds.

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Stories

The Magnificent Diversity of Cannabis

Nearly ten thousand years ago, when humans were just learning to save and re-plant seeds, some tribes in Central Asia started taking care of the plant that would turn out to be the ancestor of today’s cannabis.

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