Biocontrols

Corteva distributor for microbe-based nitrogen fixation product

Corteva Agriscience has been named the exclusive distributor of a nitrogen-fixation product for both specialty growers and row crop farmers by biotechnological company Symborg, the companies announced March 31. The agreement builds on established collaborations... more »

Bioceres Crop Solutions, Marrone Bio announce merger agreement

Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp. and Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. announced March 16 that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine the companies in an all-stock transaction. Under the terms of the transaction, which... more »

AgBiome hires four strategic leaders

AgBiome, developer of innovative products from the Earth’s microbial communities, has hired four strategic leaders across its organization. All appointed in recent weeks, these leaders bring significant experience in their respective fields and represent a... more »

Accede plant growth regulator ready to extend thinning window for apples

Valent U.S.A. announced March 9 the EPA registration of Accede Plant Growth Regulator Liquid Concentrate, which offers apple growers a new tool to chemically thin apples for effective crop load management. Accede expands the chemical thinning... more »

Valent BioSciences creates new biostimulant operating unit

To further help support the goal of its parent company, Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., to achieve carbon neutral status by 2050, Valent BioSciences LLC recently  announced that it is establishing a new operating unit designed... more »

Certis Biologicals’ MeloCo LC fights yield-robbing nematodes

Certis Biologicals announced Jan. 31 the launch of MeloCon LC (Active Ingredient: Purpureocilium lilacinumstrain 251), a water dispersible concentrate containing spores from a naturally-occurring soil fungus which controls a wide variety of harmful nematodes at every lifecycle... more »

Bioinsecticides from UK-based Bionema acquired by Syngenta Crop Protection

Syngenta Crop Protection has acquired two next generation bioinsecticides, NemaTrident and UniSpore, to combat increasing resistance and a wide range of insects and pests across horticulture and ornamentals, turf amenity and forestry, giving customers even greater... more »

Commercial potential for Evoca improved by Biotalys

Biotalys, an agricultural technology  company protecting crops and food with protein-based biocontrol solutions, announced Jan. 25 it has achieved a breakthrough in protein expression of the bioactive ingredient of its first biocontrol product Evoca. According... more »

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