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Is BioProtection the future of sustainable agriculture

Is BioProtection The Future of Sustainable Agriculture for a Better World?

The world is already facing a huge crisis when it comes to food security. It is predicted that the global population will reach 9 billion by the year 2050. This century’s challenge is to protect our future from the impacts of climate change, environmental pollution, and other disasters while producing enough food to satisfy the …

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Farming tractor spraying a field with biopesticides as part of sustainable agriculture

How are Bioprotection used in sustainable agriculture?

Sustainable agriculture is a critical part of preserving our planet and its resources. It’s no secret that traditional farming practices have taken their toll on the environment, but what are we supposed to do? Bioprotection can help us meet this challenge. Bioprotection is natural or synthetic substances that protect plants from pests and diseases. They …

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How Biostimulants Eliminate Abiotic Stress and Encourage Plant Growth

Food security is an ongoing challenge for growing populations because of limited resources. Multiple abiotic stresses, such as drought and metal toxicity, can occur at the same time and make life more difficult for farmers. Breeding for stress tolerance is a long-term solution. Plants produce reactive oxygen species as part of their natural antioxidant defense …

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Biopesticide Registration | Difficulties and Challenges within the Industry

Biopesticides are becoming more and more a major part of our daily lives, but they’re not necessarily getting easier or cheaper to register. In fact, most people don’t realize that it takes an average of 5-10 years and £3-5 million in the EU compare to $300-400k registration and regulatory fee in the US. So, how …

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The environmental challenges arising from chemical pesticide over-use

During the 20th century, a focus on feeding our rapidly expanding global population led farmers across the world to adopt aggressive agricultural practices – heavy machinery, monocultures and increasing volumes of chemical pesticides. However, as these practices moved further and further away from nature, there were inevitable consequences on our soils, our air and our …

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Biological Alternatives to Chemical Pesticides

Biopesticides – Biological Alternatives to Chemical Pesticides: The Natural Way

Throughout the 20th century, the use of chemical pesticides was widely adopted in agriculture to control insect pests, weeds, and plant diseases. However, many of these pesticides are now known to be harmful to human health and the environment, leading numerous countries to ban large numbers of these products from being used. This poses the question …

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EU Biopesticide regulation

EU Biopesticide regulation: Can technology developers survive?

The high cost and lengthy requirements for EU registration are severely limiting the development and commercialisation of BioProtection solutions in Europe – this needs to be addressed urgently. BioProtection (known as biopesticide) solutions present one of the fastest growing sectors in crop protection and pest control, but their development and uptake are being delayed and …

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Bionema proves nematode control

Bionema proves nematode control

BIONEMA PROVES NEMATODE CONTROL   Bionema Ltd, a leading UK-based biopesticide technology developer, has released a step-by-step video guide on how to control leatherjackets by using a beneficial nematode solution. Leatherjackets (larvae of crane fly) cause serious turf damage to golf courses, sport fields, racecourses, and open green spaces through their extensive feeding on roots. …

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Bionema Secures Portugal Distributor

BIONEMA SECURES PORTUGAL DISTRIBUTOR Bionema has appointed Aquamatic Algarve as a distributor of their Nematrident® Range for the Turf and Amenity sector in Portugal Bionema Ltd, UK BioTech company announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Aquamatic Algarve for its NemaTrident® range products. The agreement permits Aquamatic to sell Bionema’s biological NemaTrident® range …

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