BioConsortia, Inc. to Present “Unleashing The Power of Microbes” to the 5th Annual CRISPR AgBio Congress
Dr. Damian Curtis, BioConsortia’s BioConsortia’s Director of Synthetic Biology and Genomics, will present and meet potential partners for commercialization of microbial nematicides, fungicides and nitrogen-fixation products. Read more here: BioConsortia, Inc. to Present “Unleashing The Power of Microbes” to the 5th Annual CRISPR AgBio Congress – Benzinga
New Field Trial Data Demonstrate Excellent Nematode Performance to Optimize Yield, Grower Returns on Vegetables, Wheat, Corn, Soybeans DAVIS, California – December 5, 2022 – BioConsortia Inc. announced today its 2022 field trial results for the company’s nematicide seed treatment products. This advances two new nematicides leads into the development pipeline, bringing the number of …
Green Genes: Gene-editing is likely to play a key role in addressing the many challenges facing the global food system
CEO Marcus Meadows-Smith, argues that gene editing can help to alleviate the painful trade-off between higher production and ecological impact. In recent field trials the company has been able to boost the yield of wheat, corn and other non-legume crops by 10-20 per cent, identifying microbes that naturally partner such plants and re-engineering them to …
BioConsortia, Inc. today announced the company has been nominated as a finalist for the 2022 S&P Global Commodity Insights’ Crop Science Awards in the category of Best R&D Pipeline. The highly coveted awards, formerly known as the Agrow Awards, draw submissions from around the world highlighting the creativity and innovation permeating the industry. The nomination coincides with results from 2022 trials conducted in 20 states confirming superior product performance in the field.
A lifelong advocate for the environment, at 25 years old, Marcus Meadows-Smith walked and hitch-hiked across Africa from Cape Town to London. Today, he also owns and operates Great Bear Vineyards, an award-winning winery in Davis, Calif.
The Mosaic Company and BioConsortia, Inc. have extended their agreement (see 2BMonthly December 2020), and agreed to develop and launch nitrogen-fixing microbial products for all crops, including corn, wheat, rice, fruit and vegetables in China, India, Thailand and Vietnam. BioConsortia’s microbes naturally fix atmospheric nitrogen, converting it to ammonia, and make it available to the crops during the growing season. BioConsortia’s nitrogen fixing microbes are also applied as seed treatments and in-furrow for row crops, and as drench and through drip irrigation for fruit and vegetables.