What factors should an extractor consider when selecting the plant material they’ll extract from? Analytical Cannabis asked Lydia Abernethy, former senior science consultant at Steep Hill Labs, just that.
This workshop will provide a broad perspective of the current knowledge of elemental contaminants in cannabis/hemp consumer products, communicate their significance, and as a result, educate users, cultivators, processors, testing labs, and regulators within the cannabis/hemp community of their potential risk to human and environmental health.
What’s been the environmental cost of the boom in indoor, energy-demanding cannabis farming? A heavy one, according to one new study.
Over the last 56 years, researchers have been developing methods and technologies to assist in the determination of nucleic acid sequences in biological samples. Our ability to sequence DNA and RNA accurately has had a great impact in numerous research fields. This article discusses what next-generation sequencing (NGS) is, advances in the technology and its applications.
It is possible to visually distinguish between high-CBD and high-THC cannabis strains just by looking at the physical properties of the plants as they grow, according to new research.
The second part of this series examines industrial and medical applications of hemp and emphasize the importance of regular testing for heavy metals to ensure maximum consumer safety.
Hemp crops may have more in common with recreational, “drug-type” varieties of cannabis than previously thought, according to new research from the University of Minnesota.
Explore the phytoremediation properties of hemp and why it has been used to clean up toxic waste sites where other types of remediation have failed.
Growing media in indoor cannabis farms can leave the plants lacking in nutrients. Fortunately, companies like Rx Green Technologies offer cultivators everything from essential soil nutrient boosters to reproductive growth formulas. But how are these supplements produced?