Genetics, Cannabis Taxonomy, and Data Driven Growing

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  Agrify Team


October 26, 2020


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David Kessler, Agrify’s VP & Head of Horticulture and Customer Success discusses the incredible world of the cannabis genome, data driven growing, and more on this episode of the GrowCast podcast with Jordan River.

This episode discusses the need for proper documentation and logging of cannabis strain information, and the concern that with all the constant cross-hybrids being created daily, that this might be an uphill and unending battle.

Tune in to hear about the benefits and drawbacks of such a diverse and rapidly expanding gene pool, citing the lack of traceable lineage as a major issue in nailing down and mastering the development of this medicinal plant.

David and Jordan also discuss the Phylos controversy, and all the incredible power surrounding the ability to understand and control the cannabis genome. David also discusses how the cannabis trichome evolves over the plant’s life cycle, and shares a wonderful resource for GrowCast listeners that you can find at




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