Crop Protection Related News

How AgBiome is Using the Plant-associated Microbiome to Create Innovative Products for Agriculture

AgBiome is a biotech company with a specialization for the more more eco-friendly methodology of using microbe based products that are aimed at developing innovative improvements in agriculture. The company focuses on the plant biome, and its microscopic ecosystem, in [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News|

Dow AgroSciences and Radiant Genomics Expand Collaboration to Accelerate Product Development

Ten months into a pilot project aimed at exploring the potential of next-generation sequencing and other advanced technologies in developing new products for crop protection, Dow AgroSciences and Radiant Genomics are seeing such promising results that they’re expanding their partnership. [...]

By | February 24th, 2016|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News|

Isomerase Therapeutics Has Entered into an Agreement with Agrimetis

AgriMetis and Isomerase Therapeutics have entered into an exclusive relationship to leverage both companies’ unique capabilities to create and produce novel natural product derived crop protection products. AgriMetis (Baltimore, MD) was co-founded by Acidophil and Syngenta Ventures in March 2014 [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News|

Synbio for All Things Green: an Overview of SynBioBeta SF Sigma-Aldrich Green Chemistry Session

What a special array of speakers this year for the Green Chemistry Session of SynBioBeta San Francisco 2015 sponsored by Sigma-Aldrich! I can only guess the excitement of moderator Tonya Jackson, who will be hosting this all-things-green synthetic biology discussion. [...]

A Bio-inspired Chemical that Improves Crop Yield and Water Efficiency in Farming by Asilomar Bio

Variability in weather has always affected agricultural production worldwide due to crops high dependency on specific climate conditions. However, as climate change progresses, greater impacts on agricultural production are expected due to variations in the frequency and intensity of floods [...]

By | September 17th, 2015|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News|

Oxitec, a Pioneer of Insect Control Solutions, to be Acquired by Intrexon for $160M

It’s been an impressive year for Intrexon, which recently made multiple announcements to expand its leadership in synthetic biology. Earlier this year, the company acquired Okanagan Specialty Fruits (the agricultural company behind the world's first non-browning apple), Actogenix (which engineered [...]