Hop Latent Viroid is Trashing Cannabis Crops

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A recent study[1] found that 90% of California facilities are detecting occurrences of Hop Latent Viroid. The survey tested more than 100 licensed California cannabis facilities and 200,000 tissues between August 2018 and July 2021, suggesting losses of up to $4 billion in cannabis crops. The pathogen poses a large threat to the industry because […]