testing

Want Good Potency Numbers?  Here’s How

There’s a good chance there’s something other than the lab that is causing most of the variation in your potency numbers. It seems simple to send two flower samples to a lab (or run them on a LightLab Cannabis Analyzer) and expect the same results, but the samples might not be exactly the same for a variety of reasons.  Let’s delve into the most common ones…

Testing for Truth Part 1: Is the "best bud" at the top?

One of the theories we frequently hear is that the very top of a plant has flowers with much higher cannabinoid content than those on the lower branches.  This makes sense if you consider that the top flowers receive more sunlight and airflow. This leads us to our Testing for Truth questions: how much of a difference is there really between top, middle and bottom flowers harvested from the same plant?