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BioTech company releases video showing successful nematode application for vine weevil control in strawberry

BioTech company releases video showing successful nematode application for vine weevil control in strawberry Bionema Ltd, a leading biopesticide technology developer, has released a new case study video for the control of vine weevil with beneficial nematodes in strawberry. The video can help and guide soft fruit growers in how to apply the beneficial nematodes (roundworms) for vine weevil control. Bionema has seen excellent success in recent nematode field trials conducted on the vine weevil infestation at Pennoxstone Court, Kings Caple, Hereford....

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...

Using maths to improve biodiversity (Maths – Ecomaths)

The world is teeming with life but human activity is affecting biodiversity and one culprit is chemical pesticides. At Swansea University, Stefan Gates explores the maths involved in scientific discovery with Professor Tariq Butt and Dr Minshad Ansari. They show him a unique trial of a naturally occurring fungus that is an environmentally friendly alternative to chemicals and they use maths to prove it is effective.  Stefan learns how they prepare test solutions of the fungus by measuring small volumes,...