Applying Genomic tools to Cannabis Breeding
Humans share a long history with Cannabis, perhaps going back even further back than the dawn of agriculture. As such this plant has traveled the world alongside humanity, consequent introductions of novel variants into the pool of genetics... continue reading
On Domestication and Feralization: re-rethinking invasive species from a genetic perspective
The new wild is an attractive concept recently synthesized by Fred Pearce, which in essence states that we have vilified invasives and have spent tremendous effort in eradicating them, often with limited success. But we were the ones to bring them... continue reading
Cannabis and human creativity: hyper-priming, eureka moments and intermittent abstinence
Cannabis has undeniably been used to prime our imagination and creativity for centuries. As critical thinkers of all walks of life explore the use and impact of cannabis on today's society, one cannot omit the clear ability of the plant to bestow... continue reading
Two Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Tease Apart Hemp, CBDA and THCA Expressing Cannabis
The classification of Cannabis varieties has been increasingly discussed in the past years, particularly within the scope of intellectual property development and protection Henry 2016. Several... continue reading
A set of SNPs and Indels in the psilocybin biosynthetic pathway cluster: candidates markers for chemotypic expression in two species of Psilocybe mushrooms
Renewed interested in the application of psychotropic compounds to mental health and societal issues has let to the revival of psychedelic research. While groups are racing to patent composition or... continue reading
Tri-allelic SNPs outperform functional candidates for biochemical profile in Cannabis
Genomic technologies have revolutionized the fields of evolutionary biology and genetics, bringing with it the promise of our understanding of the functional basis and inheritance of key traits of interest. On the other hand, the stupendous amount... continue reading
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