Polypharmakos and CABI agree to develop new antimicrobial products from CABI’s Culture Collection

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Polypharmakos Limited, a spin-out company from the UK’s Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and University of Cambridge, and international not-for-profit organisation CABI have signed a research collaboration and licensing agreement to develop novel products from CABI’s Culture Collection. CABI’s Culture Collection consists of 30,000 strains of optimally preserved fungi and bacteria…
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CABI BioProtection Portal welcomes new partner Biobest

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This partnership will help CABI to increase global reach and uptake of the free tool and enhance awareness and uptake of biocontrol and biopesticide products. The CABI BioProtection Portal has welcomed Biobest as a partner. This is great news for the development of the free-to-use tool which promotes awareness and…
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CABI BioProtection Portal launched and now available in Canada

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CABI’s ground-breaking online bioprotection resource has now been launched and made available for the first time in Canada. The CABI BioProtection Portal, which helps growers and pest management advisors identify, source, and correctly apply biocontrol and biopesticide products for their specific crop-pest problems, is now available in Canada in both…
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‘Outstanding progress’ made in all aspects of MARA China-CABI Joint Lab despite COVID-19 pandemic

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The 13th Steering Committee (SC) meeting of the MARA China-CABI Joint Laboratory for Biosafety and 3rd SC meeting of the MARA China-CABI European Laboratory has reported ‘outstanding progress’ on all aspects of its work during 2020 despite the challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Representatives from the Chinese Ministry…
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CABI BioProtection Portal now available in Uganda

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CABI’s ground-breaking online bioprotection resource has now been made available in the second East African Country. The CABI BioProtection Portal, which helps growers and pest management advisors identify, source, and correctly apply biocontrol and biopesticide products for their specific crop-pest problems, is now available in Uganda in the local languages.…
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National Reference Collection launch gives access to a unique catalogue of UK crop-related microorganisms

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The UK’s first catalogue of UK crop-related microorganisms has now been launched by CHAP, in partnership with CABI and Fera. The CHAP National Reference Collection (NRC), which brings together the renowned collections of CABI and Fera, is the first of its type for plant pathogenic fungi and bacteria in the…
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