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Bionema secures Innovate UK grant to complete unique microencapsulation technology

Bionema secures Innovate UK grant to complete unique microencapsulation technology Bionema Ltd, a leading UK-based biotechnology company, has received a grant from Innovate UK to support the company’s continual development of its bioinsecticide microencapsulation formulation, which delivers an effective alternative to chemical pesticides.This additional £98,000 Continuity Grant complements a initial £1.0 million in funding support from

By |2020-06-29T15:10:17+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News 2020, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Insect-eating worms get buzzy killing mosquito vectors of human lethal diseases

Insect-eating worms get buzzy killing mosquito vectors of human lethal diseases   A new study published in Biocontrol Science and Technology this week suggests that beneficial nematodes could form a novel approach to halting the spread of diseases such as dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya and the Zika virus via the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Leading biopesticide

By |2020-06-11T10:32:11+00:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News 2020, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Minutes With… Dr Minshad A Ansari from Bionema

5 Minutes With… Dr Minshad A Ansari from Bionema “It is necessary to develop and commercialise bio-based products not only to fill the gap in the market following the removal of toxic pesticides, but also to help the environment and human health.” UK-headquartered Bionema is a leading biopesticide technology developer, specialising in chemical-free, organic crop

By |2020-06-04T09:17:59+00:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News 2020, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Case Study: Biological control of leatherjackets at Neath Golf Club

A Case Study: Biological control of leatherjackets at Neath Golf Club Set on the hills overlooking the coast of South Wales sits Neath Golf Club. In late-2018, their golf course suffered from an overwhelming infestation of leatherjackets. Dying grass exposed rough soil as badgers tore up the turf for a tasty meal, which meant parts

By |2020-05-14T10:02:35+00:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News 2020, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leatherjacket Q&A: Summary

Leatherjacket Q&A:  Summary 1st May 2020   MA = Minshad Ansari: Bionema CEO and leading biopesticide technology developer PC = Peter Corbett: Business Development Manager at Rigby Taylor and industry expert MT = Mark Tucker: Head Greenkeeper at Neath Golf Course   Leatherjackets have been a real problem in turf sectors following a mild winter,

By |2020-05-15T09:23:42+00:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News 2020|0 Comments

Bionema white paper explains how biopesticides can fill gaps in turf management left by banned chemical pesticides

Bionema white paper explains how biopesticides can fill gaps in turf management left by banned chemical pesticides Bionema Ltd, a leading biopesticide technology developer, has released its first of a series of white papers explaining how biopesticides can control turf pests that are currently causing widespread devastation due to the recent banning of chemical pesticides.

By |2020-04-15T12:49:02+00:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News 2020|0 Comments

Bionema launches its cold-tolerance nematode products for insect pest control

Bionema launches its cold-tolerance nematode products for insect pest control After three years of field trials, UK-based biotechnology company Bionema has launched a new cold- tolerance nematode pest control product, which provides insect kill rate of up to 95%. NemaTrident®CT (cold-tolerance) It is estimated that crop pests caused 470 billion USD worldwide annually.

By |2020-04-12T12:59:26+00:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News 2020|0 Comments

Coronavirus – Message from the CEO, Bionema

Coronavirus - Message from the CEO, Bionema Dear all, Globally, we have faced unprecedented changes and challenges to the way that we live, work and socialise. The advent of the novel Coronavirus has forced us to adapt to a new way of living and working, and here at Bionema, we are no exception. Strictly adhering

By |2020-04-09T15:39:48+00:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News 2020|0 Comments

3 Reasons to Use Biopesticides in Agriculture

3 Reasons to Use Biopesticides in Agriculture There are many elements that the farming industry has to battle with to grow healthy crops, from irrigation and bad weather to ever changing markets and demands.  There is, however, one thing they can control; how to tackle pests and diseases destroying their produce. Managing pests is a

By |2020-03-28T19:10:09+00:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: News 2020, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bionema Sign MoU with Scientia Colombia to Work Together

Bionema Sign MoU with Scientia Colombia to Work Together on Sustainable Biocontrol to Fight Major Pests and Diseases 3 March 2020 – Scientia Colombia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with world-leading biopesticide technology developer Bionema, to collaborate on making more environmentally sustainable biological controls available in the fight against pests and diseases in

By |2020-03-25T15:40:37+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News 2020|0 Comments