Hemp Industry Daily report…

Colombia, with its diverse geography and tropical climate, has become an ideal location not only to look for that elusive cultivar, but also to breed seeds that can resist fungal diseases caused by humidity and seeds that will never exceed the low-THC thresholds set by the countries that have legalized hemp.

What Colombia is doing is unlike other breeding efforts in the hemp industry,  at a time when worldwide there’s a lack of quality seeds in large volumes and more Latin American countries are legalizing the plant, or considering it.

Until now, most hemp cultivation for CBD has occurred in North America, Europe, and China, in latitudes with long summer days and short summer nights.

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In Colombia, companies race to create hempseed suited for tropical climates