EdenShield and Virentes Featured in Calcalist

“Joint” Science: How Israeli High Tech Is Conquering Cannabis

By Keren Zuriel Harari, Calcalist (24 December 2016)

cannabis budsNo fewer than 50 Israeli companies are involved in the development of strains, medicine, equipment  for farmers, and even smart growing systems for the home pothead. A comprehensive industry map reveals how Israel has become the cutting edge of global R&D in the [cannabis] field

Contrary to the words “grass” and “marijuana,” which are often associated with the young and frivolous, in recent years, the adult word “cannabis” has become one of the great promises of Israeli high tech.

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Hybridizing

EdenShield booth at Arava Open Day

EdenShield demonstrated its GateKeeper sprinkler system and other insect control solutions at the Arava Open Day in January 2016.

Cannabis is a natural plant, which is attributed with more than 100 active ingredients and their concentration is affected by plant species, making enhancement a dramatic issue. Several companies are working on improvements designed to accommodate the use of various plant attributions, for example Virentes, who does this using a robot and innovative plant grafting method.

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Developments for Agriculture

[M]any companies have developed technologies for farmers to meet the needs of cannabis crops or have developed solutions ‘from scratch’ to meet specific challenges. … EdenShield has developed nontoxic methods to for plant protection and enhance the growth cycle.

Read the full article on Calcalist (Hebrew).

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