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Bionema raises £500,000 for the further development of its Organic Pesticides

Bionema raises £500,000 for the further development of its Organic Pesticides Bionema Ltd, a biotech company, announces the completion of £500,000 equity investment, led by an overseas private investor with co-investment from the Development Bank of Wales, Swansea Innovations, Swansea University, and existing investors. The Swansea University Medical School’s Institute of Life Science based biotech

By | 2018-07-09T08:49:42+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News 2018|0 Comments

Bionema selected for exclusive partnership programme with Cranfield University and Johnson Matthey to develop world-leading microencapsulation technology

Bionema selected for exclusive partnership programme with Cranfield University and Johnson Matthey to develop world-leading microencapsulation technology Bionema Ltd is one of only three companies hand-picked to join a cohort that will take part in the exclusive Johnson Matthey AgriTech Partnership Programme (JMAPP). The announcement follows a five-week global search for companies and individuals who

By | 2018-05-04T14:59:59+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News 2018|0 Comments

Bionema says beneficial nematodes could help control agapanthus gall midge

Bionema says beneficial nematodes could help control agapanthus gall midge The agapanthus gall midge causes serious economic damage to 400,000 container plants and 1.25 million cut flowers in the UK, according to Bionema. Gall midge pupae killed with beneficial nematode Steinernema species Severe midge infestation in flower heads

By | 2018-01-10T10:11:58+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News 2018|0 Comments

Specialist Biological Pest Control Training Courses for Growers, Greenkeepers and Foresters

Specialist Biological Pest Control Training Courses for Growers, Greenkeepers and Foresters 25th, 26th & 31st January 2018 Lantra House, Stoneleigh Park, nr Coventry, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG Are you getting the most from your biological pest control systems? The answer is almost certainly not! Why? Because these are living organisms - nematodes,

By | 2018-01-03T16:55:56+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Featured, News 2018|0 Comments

Bionema launches NemaTrident pest control product

NemaTrident is a unique Tri-Component biological pest control system. This unique product boasts 20-30% more efficiency and up to 95% kill rates for vine weevil in horticultural crops. 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 | 2017-09-22T08:57:28+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Featured, News 2017|0 Comments

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