Roto-Gro World Wide (Canada) Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Roto-Gro International Limited (“ASX:RGI”, “RotoGro” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce the completion of its state-of-the-art laboratory located at the Company’s Research and Development Facility in Caledon, Ontario, Canada (“RotoGro Laboratory”).
The RotoGro Laboratory has been completed in consultation with VWR International, a global laboratory supplier leading the market in the design and construction of laboratories for the lawful cannabis and agricultural services industries. The RotoGro Laboratory facilitates a full spectrum of analytical testing including the following: elemental, tetra-hydro-cannabinol (THC), cannabinoid (CBD), nutrient uptake, acidity and alkalinity. In addition to such analytical testing, the RotoGro Laboratory has been set up for micropropagation (the cultivation of plantlets in tissue culture for planting out as clones). The Company employs two qualified plant scientists / botanists who are managing all aspects of the Company’s research and development across lawful cannabis, perishable food (produce) and the laboratory analytical testing.
RotoGro Managing Director, Michael Carli states, “We are very excited to announce the completion of our state-of-the-art Laboratory, providing real-time onsite testing in support of our onsite growing trials and research. Our Research and Development Facility is supervised by our Plant Scientists who continually vary the environmental and growing parameters for our crops to optimise yield and minimize costs for our customers. Highly qualified in botany and micropropagation, our Plant Scientists and workforce are engaged in ongoing professional development and training provided by industry professionals and our equipment suppliers. The completion of the RotoGro Laboratory in conjunction with our state-of-the-art grow rooms is another significant step forward in RotoGro’s full-service offering, creating shareholder value.”