Autoclave Energy Savings: What Really Makes a Difference?

We get many questions about autoclave energy savings. This isn’t surprising: Research labs generally use three to four times more energy that similar-sized office spaces. The primary culprits: Devices responsible for heating or cooling, “always-on” equipment, and anything with a 3-phase power supply. So if you’re looking to cut your lab’s energy (not to mention … Continue reading “Autoclave Energy Savings: What Really Makes a Difference?”

Tissue Culture Cannabis Propagation Yields True Genetic Clones

As we’ve noted, medical and recreational cannabis suppliers who embrace tissue culture cannabis propagation methods enjoy some stunning operational advantages.  Easily the most significant of these: genetics. Reliable Genetics with Tissue Culture Cannabis Standard plant cloning techniques—while tried and true—are highly susceptible to mutation and genetic drift.  As such, each clone isn’t really necessarily genetically … Continue reading “Tissue Culture Cannabis Propagation Yields True Genetic Clones”

Five Reasons to Consider Tissue Culture Cannabis Production

Although cloning still rules the cannabis industry, tissue culture cannabis propagation offers five absolutely enormous advantages. Tissue Culture Cannabis Production Advantages Compact operations—Even as medical and recreational cannabis legalization continue to become the norm, most locales have fairly strict production and handling regulations–which often essentially mandate indoor grow operations.  Space is at a premium. And a … Continue reading “Five Reasons to Consider Tissue Culture Cannabis Production”

Tissue Culture Cannabis Pushes Past the “Cutting Edge” of Cloning

“Cloning” sounds futuristic (and possibly sinister—especially when applied to sheep and monkeys).  But most of us did this in grade school: Take a rooted cutting from a “mother“ plant (for example, a chunk of raw potato that is sprouting an “eye”), plant it in soil, and you’ll grow a “clone” of that mother—a new plant, … Continue reading “Tissue Culture Cannabis Pushes Past the “Cutting Edge” of Cloning”