Cannabis Virus What Is HLVD or HpLVD? – Hop Latent Viroid

Hop latent viroid (HLVD or HpLVD) is a circular, single-stranded virus that causes "dudding" in cannabis. HpLVD can remain latent in a cannabis plant for long periods before exhibiting signs such as irregular branching, decreased trichome production, chlorosis of the leaves, and stunted development. HpLVD is easily transmissible by shears and diseased plants interacting with [...]