Reading the Leaves: Adventures in the Leaf-Level Physiology of Cannabis

Reading the Leaves: Adventures in the Leaf-Level Physiology of Cannabis

Read a feature in the September 2022 edition of Cannabis Science and Technology by Allison Justice and Jason Hupp. My name is Allison Justice, PhD, and I am the founder and CEO of The Hemp Mine, a vertical cannabidiol (CBD) company in South Carolina. I am a plant scientist by trade, and no plant has ever amazed me as does the cannabis plant. Years of suppression due to federal illegality has kept the discovery of this plant in all realms (chemistry, horticulture, and medicine) almost in its infancy. Theindustry needs research to grow in legitimacy and efficiency. Due to hemp now...

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“We will be providing cannabis growers with much needed research”

“We will be providing cannabis growers with much needed research”

“There is a lack of research in the cannabis industry, especially concerning aspects that are important for cultivators,” says Dr. Allison Justice, CEO of The Hemp Mine. Together with Dr. Jim Faust’s Flowering Physiology Laboratory at Clemson University, they are aiming to change that. “We have created the Cannabis Research Coalition (CRC), a not-for-profit organization focused on cannabis horticultural research. Because of this new coalition, we will be able to address the cultivation and post-harvest issues that challenge today’s cannabis industry.”

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The Cannabis Research Coalition holds Virtual Kickoff Meeting January 7, 2022 at 2:00pm

The Cannabis Research Coalition holds Virtual Kickoff Meeting January 7, 2022 at 2:00pm

The Hemp Mine is pleased to announce their collaboration with Clemson University to create the Cannabis Research Coalition (CRC), a not-for-profit organization that focuses on cannabis horticultural research.  The Cannabis Research Coalition is a professional group dedicated to cannabis research. Dr. Allison Justice & The Hemp Mine LLC, an industry leader in cannabis genetics and production, have partnered with Dr. Jim Faust’s Flowering Physiology Laboratory at Clemson University to address the cultivation and postharvest issues that challenge today’s cannabis industry.

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How supplemental lighting can be used for outdoor cannabis cultivation

How supplemental lighting can be used for outdoor cannabis cultivation

The following article by Dr. Allison Justice appeared on MJBiz Daily  August 4, 2021. Learn about supplemental lighting and its application in outdoor cannabis cultivation.  Traditionally when growing cannabis, the thought is to simply apply over 18 hours of light per day to keep plants vegetative and switch to 12 hours to induce flowering.  This works, so why change it?  As cultivation of outdoor cannabis spreads across the US, understanding how cannabis responds to light becomes very evident. Some growers are finding out that supplemental lighting is necessary even with outdoor grows. Photoperiodism Let’s back up a minute and make...

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