Hemp Researchers Publish Findings on Powdery Mildew Resistance

Hemp Researchers Publish Findings on Powdery Mildew Resistance

Powdery mildew is among the costliest pathogens for cannabis producers.  Greenhouse and indoor floral production are the most susceptible, but beyond management, chemical protectants are not practical for floral cannabis production.

Cornell researchers Drs. Larry and Christine Smart are a one-stop shop for improved cannabis genetics, having taken an active role in cannabis breeding research after the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill.  Larry and Christine have just

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after discovering a gene in hemp that is resistant to powdery mildew. 

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