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Hemp

What is hemp?

An introduction to hemp and a brief overview of the current hemp market outlook. 

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Research

The Scientific Reason for “Dud” Plants — Hop Latent Viroid (HLVd) Discovery in Cannabis

Growers have long speculated the reason for “duds” seen across clonal varieties of cannabis. A first discovery of Hop Latent Viroid (HLVd) in cannabis has finally offered some answers to this costly and confounding problem.

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Hemp

Lancaster Farming Industrial Hemp Podcast featuring Mowgli Holmes

Host Eric Hurlock and Mowgli Holmes discuss plant breeding, cannabis genetics, why sustainable agriculture is important not just for hemp production but farming in general, and more.

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Genetics

Understanding how to use Phylos’s Cannabis Genotype Data

A technical resource for researchers interested in analyzing Phylos’s publicly available cannabis genotype data.

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Genetics

An easier to understand, more responsive Genotype Report

The newest version of our Genotype Report is easier to use and is now mobile friendly.

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Testing

Phylos Tested, an updated tool for supply chain transparency

Creating clarity in the supply chain amid evolving regulatory environments

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Research

Viewing the Open Data from Phylos

One of the things that brought me to Phylos is our commitment to providing as much open data as possible. Phylos is a next-generation agricultural science company focusing on Cannabis and Hemp.

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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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Research

Leaving the Forge — part 2

In our last post, we talked about how we build up the container images needed to develop and run our Laravel app locally, with all the same dependencies across each team member’s environment.

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Research

Leaving the Forge — part 1

Over the last few years, Phylos has built up a significant part of its web services using the Laravel PHP framework. Adjunct to this great framework is a service called Forge.

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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, the Phylos Genotype Test fits right into their attitude of openness, transparency, accuracy, and quality.

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