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Renaissance BioScience Corp. receives additional R and D funding for its yeast-based RNA technology.

Additional funding for Renaissance BioScience Corp's yeast-based RNA technology

December 03, 2021
Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leading global bioengineering company, announced today that it is receiving advisory services and additional funding of up to CAD 200,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP).
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Breeding beetle-resistant potatoes

September 30, 2021
In a new study, published in Crop Science, researchers describe genetic tools to develop potato varieties with improved natural resistance to the Colorado potato beetle
RevolutionaryRNA-based biopesticide technology delivers 98% mortality of Colorado potato beetle in independent test

Revolutionary RNA-based biopesticide technology delivers 98% mortality of Colorado potato beetle in independent test

September 30, 2021
Renaissance BioScience Corp., a leading global bioengineering company, is pleased to announce that an independent test of its environmentally safe, RNA-based biopesticide technology was conducted on Colorado potato beetle
Colorado beetle catcher deals with lazy potato pest

Colorado beetle catcher deals with lazy potato pest

September 14, 2021
Potato growers and agricultural machine builders in Biddinghuizen have come up with a way to deal with colorado beetles without using pesticides.
How Colorado Potato Beetles Beat Pesticides

How Colorado Potato Beetles Beat Pesticides

December 29, 2020
Native to the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado potato beetle has now spread to many parts of the world and quickly overcoming almost every pesticide thrown in its way. A new UVM study sheds light on how these insects become resistant so fast.
Genome of the Colorado Potato Beetle studied as a model species for agricultural pest

Genome of the Colorado Potato Beetle studied as a model species for agricultural pest

February 01, 2018
The Colorado potato beetle is notorious for its role in starting the pesticide industry - and for its ability to resist the insecticides developed to stop it. Now scientists have sequenced the beetle’s genome, probing its genes for clues to its surprising adaptability.
Lunchtime is over for the Colorado potato beetle

Lunchtime is over for the Colorado potato beetle

January 13, 2018
Chemicals in the leaves of potato plants, produced naturally by the plant, may hold the key to a new way to control Colorado potato beetles - a major pest for potato growers.
To protect crops, farmers could promote potato beetle cannibalism

To protect crops, farmers could promote potato beetle cannibalism

June 27, 2017
UMaine scientists say farmers could try to protect their potato crop by utilizing agricultural practices — including crop rotations and push-pull strategies — to create field conditions that favor Colorado potato beetle cannibalism.
Justin Clements

National Potato Council Awards Academic Scholarship for Potato Research to Justin Clements

August 17, 2016
Justin Clements, a fifth year doctoral student in the Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center working in the Department of Entomology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the recipient of the 2016-2017 NPC Academic Scholarship.
Colorado Potato Beetles are munching on in the Red River Valley

Colorado Potato Beetles are munching on in the Red River Valley

July 02, 2016
According to the University of Minnesota Extension 'Spudbug' Newsletter, it is shaping up to be a Colorado Potato Beetle (CPB) year in the Red River Valley.

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