Michael Key

By March 9, 2017


Michael Key is a horticulturalist and research & development project manager for CBDRx. He is also a research assistant in the Center for Rhizosphere Biology at Colorado State University, specializing in soil microbiomes and nematology. At CBDRx, Michael focuses on the development of new horticultural practices for the hemp industry, including a novel, targeted integrated pest management (IPM) plan with an emphasis on biological controls, genetics research and development through a marker assisted breeding program, and large scale propagation systems. His current research interests include plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPRs), root system architecture (RSA), targeted biological control agents, and advanced organic farming practices.