Genetia BioSciences receives Swiss delegation on stimulation Czech-Swiss cooperation

His Excellency Mr. Philippe Geux, the Ambassador of Switzerland to the Czech Republic, toured the Plant Tissue Culture facility of Genetia BioSciences on Monday, June 13. The Ambassador was accompanied by Mrs. Soňa Kritzlerová of the Swiss Embassy, Ing. Petr Kalaš, former Czech Minister of the…

Mision Biologica de Galicia

Temporary immersion system to improve cannabis micropropagation

The aim of a recent study was to propagate axillary shoots of Cannabis sativa L. using liquid medium in temporary immersion bioreactors. The effect of immersion frequency (3 or 6 immersions per day), explant type (apical or basal sections), explant number (8, 10, and 16 explants), mineral medium…

Ido Margalit, BetterSeeds:

“Israeli uniform hemp seeds provide the solution to US production loss”

"One of the fundamental problems in the cannabis industry is the lack of standardization. The use of clones contributes to this challenge," says Ido Margalit, CEO of BetterSeeds. The company's hemp seeds were Israel's first ever cannabis seeds to be shipped to a foreign country. This milestone…

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Canadian company completes first export of feminized cannabis seeds to Lesotho

Avicanna announced that, through its majority-owned Colombian subsidiary, Santa Marta Golden Hemp S.A.S. (SMGH), the company has completed its first commercial export of feminized cannabis seeds to the African region with an initial export to Lesotho. The development, standardization, and production of…

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Patented cannabis genetics donated to DEA approved research entities

"Old breeding habits have caused the abandonment of compounds important for scientific study"

Neon Bloom announced the endowment of a program known as ‘cERI’ (cannabis Education & Research Initiative). The program encompasses the donation by Bazelet of federally legal cannabis genetics (genetically producing 0% THC) to DEA registered research entities, such as the National Center for the…

GrowHaus

Top tips to design a clone room

Many growers start their cultivation with clones rather than seeds. On the one hand, clones ensure a better stability and consistent results, while seeds can be a bit finicky. However, on the other hand, clones are exceptionally susceptible to even the slightest change in the growing environment. So, setting up a clone room in…

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Israeli company makes "stable and uniform" cannabis seeds for first export

A shipment of cannabis seeds was exported from Israel for the first time ever. The shipment headed to the United States on Tuesday night was an "experimental and initial" shipment, Israel's Ministry of Agriculture said Wednesday in a statement.This comes almost a year after the Israeli government changed…

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Israel exports first cannabis seeds to the US

After nearly a year of discussions, a shipment of cannabis seeds took off from Israel to the US on Tuesday night, the first-ever shipment of cannabis seeds from Israel to a foreign country. The shipment is experimental, after which contacts will be made regarding the continuation of the export. This is a…

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Launch of new autoflowering seeds

Spain: "Tests showed great increase in yields, trichome production, and overall genetic quality"

Fast Buds announced this year's lineup for the 2022 season, their team has put their heads together to come out with strains, doing their part in attempting to establish the highest standards on autoflower cannabis genetics. From conducting resistance tests to tasting every single plant, their…

Spanish seed house Intersemillas begins research into medical cannabis

The research, development and improvement company Inveseed, technological partner of the Intersemillas group, has been authorized by the Spanish Agency of Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) to carry out research on medical cannabis. The firm is being advised by the company CBD Therapy S.L. The main…

Eric Siereveld, CEO Dutch Passion, on their new project

Taking the Dutch cannabis seed production process to the Canadian market

“Canada’s cannabis market is now the envy of the world, with a legal licensed environment and superior quality standards compared to most other nations.” Dutch Passion has signed up with ANC Inc to invest in a high-tech seed production facility in Canada to serve the growing Canadian demand for…

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Denmark: Europe's first legal, registered cannabis seedbank established

Franchise Global Health's Danish subsidiary, Rangers Pharmaceutical A/S, has successfully established Europe's first legal and registered seed bank in Copenhagen, Denmark. In 2021 it received a third-party audited value of C$9.5 million.The seed bank, which is arguably the largest globally, and the 286…

"New generation of cannabis seed ensures quality, consistency, and uniformity for growers"

Phylos is providing a long-awaited solution for commercial growers looking for uniformity, input reduction, and risk mitigation for large-scale cannabis and hemp production — highly-optimized production-ready F1 hybrid seed. Now, growers can directly sow seeds with confidence that the resulting plants…

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DEA says cannabis seeds are considered legal hemp when below THC limit

Cannabis might be federally prohibited, but the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has effectively acknowledged that the plant’s seeds are generally uncontrolled and legal, regardless of how much THC might end up being produced in buds if those seeds were cultivated. DEA recently carried out a review…


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