Monthly Archives - April 2019

Bionema raises £180,000

Bionema Ltd, a biotech company, announces the completion of £180,000 equity investment, led by private investors with co-investment from the Development Bank of Wales. The Swansea University based biotech company specialises in the development and sales of bio-pesticides in the agri-food sector. The investment will be used to develop innovative biopesticides that will significantly reduce the need for chemical pesticides in crop pest control. It is estimated that crop pests and pathogens cause more than £361.7 billion damage worldwide annually.  Bioinsecticide...

Introduction to Bionema

https://youtu.be/V3IeOnqUVqc Bionema is a leading biopesticide technology developer.  We create chemical-free pest management solutions for the horticulture, turf and landscape, and forestry sectors. We have over 30 years’ experience in research, development and commercialisation of biopesticides. The biopesticides we develop are natural products which use microorganisms (fungi, bacteria and nematodes) to protect crops from insect damage, reducing the use of synthetic pesticides and enhancing increasing crop yields. Our products include Bionema’s Unique Tri-Component system which incorporates the NemaTrident™ nematode products, and our newly...

Bionema releases video showing successful nematode application for chafer grub control

Bionema Ltd, a leading biopesticide technology developer, has released a new case study video for the control of chafer grubs in turf.  The video provides step by step guidelines to greenkeepers, groundsmen and course managers in how to apply the beneficial nematodes (roundworms). Bionema has seen excellent success in recent nematode field trials conducted on the chafer infestation experienced at the Grove Golf Club, Watford. These eco-friendly and chemical free methods of destroying chafer grubs are shaping the biopesticide industry. "We...

Emergency Chafers and Leatherjackets Summit

An emergency summit is to be held with the aim of finding industry-led solutions to the threat of Chafer Grubs and Leatherjackets in the turf industry. The Summit will take place on 9th May 2019 (9am-5pm) at Burton Albion Football, Staffordshire. Attendance at this industry summit is vital to those in the industry that want to develop a long-term preventative strategy for Chafers and Leatherjackets. Now that many of the chemicals which were routinely used to keep golf courses and...