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.

Biotech Partnerships University Research

Ginkgo Bioworks and Penn State University Partner

Key Takeaways Collaborative Surveillance: Ginkgo Bioworks is partnering with Penn State University to integrate its biosurveillance capabilities, supporting research on 58 wildlife species for.

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Biotech Smart Farming

Ayana Bio Introduces New Plant Cell Advantage Ingredient Portfolio

Key Takeaways Ayana Bio launches the latest ingredients in its Plant Cell Advantage™ portfolio: Dog Rose PCA™, Hedge Nettle PCA™, and Sage PCA™..

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Bioscience Association Manitoba Welcomes Ministers For Bioeconomy

Key Takeaways Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) welcomes three newly appointed ministers. The ministers are expected to play a significant role in advancing Manitoba’s.

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Biotech Reports

White Biotechnology: A New Frontier in Sustainable Ag & Food Production

Key Takeaways White biotechnology is increasingly relevant to agriculture and food production, offering sustainable alternatives. Non-model organisms could revolutionize the production of agricultural.

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AgriBusiness Biotech Partnerships

MGI and Gencell Forge Strategic Partnership

Key Takeaways: MGI and Gencell announce a strategic partnership, combining MGI’s advanced DNBSEQ technology and Gencell’s regional expertise. The partnership aims to address.

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Biotech Partnerships Soil

Ferganix & UAL: Revolutionizing Sustainable Agriculture

FERGANIX, LLC, and UAL Biotech PLT take a game-changing leap forward in an era marked by a call for sustainability and greener technologies..

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Alt Protein Biotech Food Tech

BioBetter: Turning Tobacco into Sustainable Meat’s Future

BioBetter Ltd., an innovative FoodTech start-up, opens its debut food-grade pilot facility. The pioneering platform leverages tobacco plants as bioreactors to rapidly produce.

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AgriBusiness Biotech Funding Round Plant Science

Toopi Organics Secures €16M for Urine-Based Agri-Solutions

Toopi Organics announced the closure of a €16M ($17M) financing round. The French biotechnology startup, celebrated for developing plant biostimulants from human urine.

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Artificial Intelligence Biotech Digital Solutions Partnerships Smart Farming

ICL Group Partners with AI-Powered Agritech Start-up Agrematch

ICL Group, an established specialty minerals conglomerate, has taken a leap in shaping the future of agriculture. Their strategic alliance with Agrematch, a.

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AgriBusiness Agriculture Biotech Partnerships Plant Science

MustGrow and Janssen PMP Expand Agreement

In an ambitious move aimed at advancing postharvest food preservation, MustGrow Biologics Corp. and Janssen PMP, a division of Janssen Pharmaceutica NV (one.

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