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Kanata Earth teams up with research provider to offer testing services to LPs


May 6, 2019
By Grow Opportunity Staff

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Kanata Earth is collaborating with the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) to provide cannabis testing services to Canadian licensed producers located outside of Saskatchewan.

SASKATOON, Sask. - Cannabis genetics and plant propagation company Kanata Earth Genetics Inc. and the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) are collaborating to provide cannabis testing services to Canadian licensed producers.

SRC’s extensive analytical testing portfolio coupled with Kanata Earth’s genomic services will provide licensed cannabis producers with a complete solution for their testing needs, Kanata Earth said in a release.

Based in Saskatoon, Kanata Earth is a research company led by some of Canada’s most senior plant biologists and cannabis experts. It offers analytical testing services via SRC and will also provide genetic enhancement services to the cannabis industry. The company is also developing proprietary cannabis products and a genomics platform for high throughput breeding.

“We’re delighted to help bring SRC to the wider cannabis industry,” stated Kanata Earth president Shane O’Farrell. The SRC is one of Canada’s leading providers of applied research, development and demonstration (RD&D) and technology commercialization.

“As the cannabis industry has grown, we’ve seen clients’ needs change and we have incorporated the latest methods and technologies to meet demand,” said SRC’s vice-president of environment, Joe Muldoon. “We are excited to work with Kanata Earth to leverage our strengths to provide licensed producers with truly unique solutions.”