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).
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
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.
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.
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.