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GRIPP receives support from Gryphon’s LAAIR Growing Forward 2 program to develop a genetic library for Canadian Hops Industry

GRIPP Receives Support from Gryphon’s LAAIR Growing Forward 2 Program to Develop a Genetic Library for Canadian Hops Industry

The University of Guelph may soon house a vast new library. Not one of literature and large dusty tomes, though, but one focused on hops – a mainstay of beer making.

Spurred by the explosion of Canada’s craft beer industry, the University’s Department of Plant Agriculture has started a project to compile, save, and efficiently propagate important Canadian hop varieties.

Food in Canada Magazine: A genetic library for beer