Recent studies show that the steady introduction of industrial hemp may be creating an agroecosystem that supports the health and well-being of bees and other pollinators.
When it comes to cannabis cultivation, is in-house testing necessary? What are the benefits of being able to test your cannabis plants on-site?
We take a moment to review two recent developments that set the stage for major advancements in 2022
As cannabis regulations continue to evolve, so do the technologies and products designed to provide definitive results and to safeguard consumers. Here are a few of the latest microbial testing products.
We recently spoke with Adam Moore PhD, HPLC Applications Chemist at Hamilton Company, to learn more about the exciting applications of the company’s HPLC technologies in the rapidly growing cannabis and hemp testing industries.
Whether working with hemp for fibre, grain, or CBD production, the processes involved are very different than with marijuana. CBD extraction is also a different process from THC extraction. Here we explore the differences in the plants, their processing, and their products.
Molecular methods such as quantitative polymer chain reaction (qPCR) have gained significant momentum for use in microbial testing of cannabis. Here are a few key considerations for use of these methods and commercial kits.
Whether testing for cannabinoids or flavonoids, or the removal of unwanted compounds during processing, the latest chromatographic innovations offer an ever-broadening array of solutions.
Bio-Rad’s iQ-Check Aspergillus RT-PCR Kit Achieves a Major Milestone: AOAC INTERNATIONAL Approval and Certification
Bio-Rad’s iQ-Check Aspergillus RT-PCR Kit, which detects pathogenic species of Aspergillus in cannabis flower and concentrate, meets the strict certification criteria specified by the AOAC standards testing organization.
Whether your lab is well established or just starting up, having a single-source partner who can offer turnkey solutions that meet the current regulations is essential to a successful business.
The modern cannabis lab is constantly evolving, and new portable testing solutions are making a budding appearance.
Cannabis potency testing continues to grow in importance, beyond routine analysis in the lab. Here are a few new technologies designed to tackle challenges in the field.