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UK: Bright future for fruit despite labour concerns

With traditional pesticides losing efficacy or being withdrawn from the market, growers were increasingly relying on natural pest control, said Minshad Ansari, managing director at Bionema. It launched its new NemaTrident range at the event, boasting 20% more efficiency than existing products and delivering up to 99% kill rate. Read Full Article

By | 2017-08-16T13:22:51+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: News 2017|0 Comments

Mass bee deaths – now there is a natural solution to pest control

A ‘witches brew’ of pesticides and fungicides has been identified by scientists at the University of Maryland and the US Department of Agriculture as being the cause of the destruction of 10 million beehives across the US. Researchers collected pollen from hives on the east coast and fed it to healthy bees, which lowered their resistance to a parasite called Nosema ceranae (microsporidian), thought to be linked with Colony Collapse Disorder.

By | 2017-07-13T13:18:27+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News 2017|0 Comments

Bionema launches NemaTrident®

Bionema launches its unique three component solution of NemaTrident® nematode products for natural insect pest control Natural pest control makes even more sense for commercial growers, greenkeepers and foresters now - with the launch this month of a unique new UK nematode product which boasts 20% more efficiency and up to 95% kill

By | 2017-07-10T15:22:53+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News 2017|0 Comments

Specialist Biological Pest Control Training Courses

Specialist Biological Pest Control Training Courses Course 1 Application of biological insecticides: Entomopathogenic nematodes Develop - a complete understanding of entomopathogenic nematodes. Apply - entomopathogenic nematodes through a practical integrated pest management system within your own environment. Date: 26th April 2017 (10.00am to 5.00pm) Venue: Swansea University

By | 2017-07-10T15:22:53+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: News 2017|0 Comments

The Natural Way – why nematodes can help feed the world safely

The Natural Way - why nematodes can help feed the world safely For generations farmers, foresters and growers have relied on potentially damaging chemicals to protect their crops. But Bionema's founder Dr Minshad Ansari is convinced there is a better way. And the facts suggest he may well be right. Minshad has dedicated the

By | 2017-07-10T15:22:53+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: News 2017|2 Comments

Giving up on the healthy?

Brexit - are we going to give up on the idea of healthy, wholesome food? Brexit has brought unparalleled uncertainty to industry across the UK. And it's more than fears about trading tariffs and border controls. The EU has been responsible for some of the toughest controls on the use of pesticides in many

By | 2017-07-10T15:22:53+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: News 2017|0 Comments

New natural pesticide…

20 per cent more efficient - new natural pesticide boosts profits and delivers higher kill rates Bigger profits and better kill rates, that's the promise of a new UK biopesticide which successfully completed field trials earlier this year - with 20 per cent more efficiency than its nearest rivals. NemaTrident® CT is the first

By | 2017-07-10T15:22:53+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Categories: News 2017|0 Comments


Groundbreaking' live time' field trials prove biopesticides are the future for pest control A 'real time' field trial investigating the leading biological pesticides on the UK market has revealed spectacular results - live in front of the industry's major players. Growers, farmers, advisors and suppliers took part themselves in the trial, run

By | 2017-07-10T15:22:53+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Categories: News 2016|0 Comments

Pest control…

Revealed - just which pest control agents really work in the field - and those that don't The most comprehensive field trials on some of the leading bioinsecticide products and biocontrol agents on the market have revealed major differences in performance against large pine weevil in Sitka spruce. In of the most

By | 2017-07-10T15:22:53+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Categories: News 2016|0 Comments