The ‘Biotech’ category on iGrow News is a dedicated platform that delves into the transformative role of biotechnological advancements in agriculture. This category is focused on exploring how these innovative technologies are revolutionizing crop improvement, pest control, and sustainability in the agricultural sector.

Central to this category is the exploration of biotechnological advancements in crop improvement. It delves into how genetic engineering, CRISPR gene editing, and other biotechnological tools are being employed to develop crops with enhanced traits such as increased yield, drought tolerance, and nutrient efficiency. These advancements are not only boosting agricultural productivity but also helping in the development of crops that can withstand the challenges posed by climate change.

Pest control is another critical area covered in the ‘Biotech’ category. It highlights the development and application of biotechnological methods for managing pests and diseases in crops. This includes the use of biopesticides, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that are pest-resistant, and other biological control techniques. These methods offer environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional chemical pesticides, reducing the ecological footprint of agriculture.

Sustainability in agriculture through biotechnological means is a key focus of this category. It showcases how biotech innovations are contributing to sustainable agricultural practices. This includes the development of crops that require fewer resources, the use of biotechnology in soil and water conservation, and the role of biotech in reducing the agricultural sector’s carbon footprint.

Through comprehensive coverage of these topics, the ‘Biotech’ category on iGrow News serves as a vital resource for anyone interested in the intersection of technology and agriculture. It provides insights into the latest biotechnological breakthroughs and their applications in making agriculture more productive, sustainable, and resilient.

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Syngenta Latest News: Launches Biological Nematicide For Sugarcane

Key Takeaways Syngenta’s Innovative Biological Nematicide: CERTANO™, a new biological technology targeting sugarcane cultivation. Comprehensive Pest Control: Effective against various nematodes affecting sugarcane.

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Biotech Crop Genomics Plant Science

Cibus Inc.’s Milestone in Gene Editing for Agriculture

Key Takeaways: Breakthrough in Plant Breeding: Cibus Inc. has published a significant paper on gene editing in Brassica napus, showcasing a substantial advancement in.

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AgriBusiness Biotech Funding Round

AgroSpheres Banks Expansion of $25M Series B

Key Takeaways: AgroSpheres Expansion: AgroSpheres, a leader in sustainable crop protection, has completed its $25 million Series B funding round. Strategic Investment: FMC.

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Biotech Plant Science Smart Farming

Elicit Plant’s Breakthrough in Agri-Biotech

Key Takeaways: European Market Expansion: Elicit Plant, a French agri-biotech startup, has received European registration for its EliTerra® technology-driven products, marking a significant.

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Biotech Innovation Partnerships

Biotech Meets Beauty in L’Oréal Partnership

Key Takeaways Sustainable Innovation: Interstellar Lab and L’Oréal Green Sciences Incubator collaborate to create sustainable beauty solutions, integrating biotech advancements with the cosmetics industry..

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Algae Biotech

Phycin Receives Maryland Stem Cell Fund Grant To Pioneer Algae-Derived Growth Factors

Key Takeaways: Phycin, Inc. secures a grant from the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund for algae biotech innovation. The funding is part of.

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Biotech Deals Food Tech

ScaleUp Bio Secures Initial Global Customer Partnerships

Key Takeaways ScaleUp Bio announces initial customer partnerships from the USA, Australia, and Asia. The company is nearing the completion of Singapore’s first.

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Biotech Investments & Funding Round Pharmaceuticals

Triplebar’s Evolution: Reshaping Food & Biopharma Frontiers

Key Takeaways Triplebar secures $20M funding: The company aims to further expand its product portfolio in the food and biopharmaceutical sector. Hyper-Throughput™ platform: Triplebar’s innovative.

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Agriculture Biotech Funding Round Plant Science

Amatera Secures €1.5M to Innovate Coffee Breeding

Key Takeaways: Amatera Biosciences, a biotech platform, secured a €1.5 million pre-seed investment to develop new perennial crops that address challenges from deforestation,.

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ReHeva Biosciences Advances Cancer Treatment With 80 Acres Farms’ Botanical Supply

Key Takeaways ReHeva Biosciences, a biopharmaceutical startup, has successfully concluded its Phase I Safety Trial for RH324, a drug aimed at enhancing the.

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