crop health Applications
Microbial Discovery Group excels in identifying antibacterial, antifungal and growth promotion properties to improve plant health and growth.
Feeding the ever growing population will become increasingly difficult as resources continue to become constrained or diminished. Microbial technologies will help to fill the gap through a variety of differing mechanisms including nutrient creation or release, pathogen and pest resistance, plant growth promotion and protection of the plant against environmental stresses. MDG has library screening technologies to help you find the virtual needle in the haystack when seeking biological solutions. We have the capabilities, capacity and commitment to provide the biological wonders that will help feed the world.
By Microbial Discovery Group (MDG) based in Franklin, WISCONSIN (USA).
Horticultural and greenhouse operations are facing increasing challenges in dealing with sanitation issues related to water treatment. Over the course of growing a crop, pathogenic microorganisms accumulate and algae flourish on moist surfaces posing a constant threat to plants and produce. The main challenges lie the areas of irrigation water, elimination of biofilm and algae control. Existing biocidal products, while effective in killing algae, are not effective in removing biofilm from the water lines. The ultimate solution would be to employ a biocide that is capable to control algae on greenhouse surfaces and strip the biofilm in irrigation lines. Chlorine dioxide has demonstrated to possess both properties.
By Applied Oxidation LLC based in Chattanooga, TENNESSEE (USA).
Pesticides were commonly used for the pest control in farms since they have high and rapid insecticidal effects and enable us to increase yields of crops. However, the pesticides cause some problems: soil and groundwater pollution and residual chemicals in crops harmful to consumers. Recently, wider implementation of ozone sterilization in agriculture seems to be one of the promising techniques to secure the safety of foods.
By Absolute Systems Inc. based in Edmonton, ALBERTA (CANADA).
Many states have governmental departments with diverse responsibilities in regulatory monitoring such as animal health; weights and measures; gas and oil inspection; seed and fertilizer inspection, feed analysis, crop and livestock statistics, monitoring agricultural environmental issues, as well as research and development. The key to success is a data management system powerful enough to handle all the data measured, reported and analyzed, and flexible enough to match the workflows, regulations and rules specific to the agriculture and farming segment.
By Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. based in West End, NORTH CAROLINA (USA).
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