Significant Figures and Margin of Error—Or Why the Fourth Decimal Place in Your Potency Reading is Probably Meaningless
Why are those extra decimal places possibly meaningless? How can you use significant figures to discern the true meaning of your cannabis analysis measurements?
The first installment of this column examines the development of various extraction technologies.
Early Cannabis Science Industry Pioneers Share Their Stories, Challenges, Advice, and Lessons Learned
Dr. Scott Kuzdzal and Melissa Fauth share their stories, challenges, and lessons learned, offering advice to those looking for success in a complex market.
Back to the Root—The Role of Botany and Plant Physiology in Cannabis Testing, Part II: Plant-Pesticide Interactions and Plant Defense
Here we discuss the ways in which chemical pesticides interact with plant physiology.
A closer look at the advent of robotics and technology and how it is benefitting many industries and market segments—including cannabis production.
The industry needs to address energy efficiency, plastic use, and wastewater to build a long-term reputation of accessibility, legitimacy, and sustainability.
An explanation of the causes of potency loss in infused beverages from either a chemical or physical route.
What are some clear-cut methods to recognizing signs and types of certain types of contamination that can minimize risk and maximize production of pure, clean cannabis?
Currently, little information exists on the calming and painkilling effects on animals using cannabidiol (CBD). Dr. Kimberly Guay, an Associate Professor at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, is hoping to change that by conducting research on the effects of CBD in horses and other livestock.
Todd Statzer, the Vice President of Environmental Sciences at urban-gro, offers some tips for pesticide use in cannabis cultivation.