Cannabis Taxonomy Update: What do Indica, Sativa, and Ruderalis mean?

Cannabis: when we use this word, what are we really talking about? Since the 1700’s, there has been constant debate among taxonomists, researchers, and within the cannabis community on whether cannabis is a monotypic (single species) or polytypic (multiple species) genus.  Now, in 2020, Trichome Institute is settling on an answer based on recent research that changes the way we discuss cannabis taxonomy.

What is Jar Rot?

Jar rot can easily taint a quality batch of cannabis and slip through lab testing since it...

Topical and Transdermal Cannabis Products

Transdermal:

What is the primary purpose of cannabis terpenes?

There are over 20,000 characterized terpenes in the plant kingdom, including monoterpenes,...

The History of the Word Marijuana

The extent of misinformation about cannabis in our culture has had drastic impacts both within and...

5 Things Your Dog Needs to Know About Cannabis

Your dog is a mammal and that means it has an Endocannabinoid System (ECS). So, cannabis may be an...

Is Powdery Mildew all YOUR fault?

Something I hear quite often... “Hey Max, I don’t get it?!  The temperature and humidity of my...

From Hateful Dead to Grateful Dead

How I crossed the bridge from Hateful Dead to Grateful Dead in one sesh.

Terpene Infused Chimichurri Recipe

There have been terpenes in chimichurri since chimichurri was even a thing! Whatever herbs you...

What does Botrytis smell and look like?

Botrytis is a terribly smelling and super off-putting mold that finds its way into both indoor and...