Hop Latent Viroid Analysis

Detect Hop Latent Viroid (HLVd) and other common Cannabis pathogens in your plants with our industry-leading assays. Identify pathogens with confidence and get the data you need to make informed decisions for your garden and prevent damaging economic consequences.

30 HLVd samples






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Pathogen Testing 🦠🔍 From > 250 samples: 24-48hs and < 250 samples: 48-72hs
Validation Services 🧬 > 24 samples: 1-5 weeks < 24 samples or more: 5-15 days

25-50% of your garden may be infected with Hop Latent Viroid (HLVd)

What is Hop Latent Viroid?

HLVd is a silent viroid that may not show signs of infection. Our tests are capable of detecting Hop Latent Viroid in symptomatic and asymptomatic plants in 24-48 hours.

Hop Latent Viroid Symptoms

Growth stunting
Reduced trichomes and resin production
Brittle stems
Reduced bud development
Curling and yellow leaves
Necrotic tissue

Hop Latent Viroid Transmission

Hop Latent Viroid can spread easily through gardens when people use infected tools on healthy plants. To prevent this, it’s important to clean and sterilize tools before using them on new plants. This can help keep the virus from spreading.
Hop Latent Viroid can spread through different ways, including pests like bugs, whiteflies and red spiders. It’s important to be aware of these ways and to take steps to prevent the spread.

Why should you test your plants?

Hop Latent Viroid is an infectious RNA single-stranded viroid

HpLVd is a disease most commonly found in Hops, but can also infect cannabis, even causing more damage to the plant.

HLV may or may not show visual symptoms

Some of the symptoms are dwarfed plants, loose buds with fewer trichomes, malformations, and brittle stems. But be careful, HLV is a silent viroid that may not show visual signs of infection but still affect the quality and quantity produced by the plant.

Hop Latent Viroid Cure

When an infected plant is detected, it has to be removed from the growing facility as soon as possible. The only way cure the hop latent viroid infected plant is through a lengthy tissue culture process that will produce a new viroid-free plant.

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