Astronematode will be at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit

Dr. Kaplan will also talk about AstroNematode project at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit on March 19 in San Francisco. Please come and join me.     Visit and ask us at the Tech HUB about our new exciting experiment “First Ever Agriculture Biocontrol in Space” at International Space Station (ISS) US National Laboratory. This experiment has immediate earth applications and contributes to Pheronym’s ongoing product development Nematsim as well as collaborative efforts with the USDA to improve beneficial nematodes’ effectiveness.    

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Sending Nematodes to Space to Improve Crops on Earth

ISS360: THE ISS NATIONAL LAB BLOG Nematodes will head to the International Space Station (ISS) National Lab to help improve insect pest control in crops back on the ground. Yesterday, the United States Department of Agriculture announced a collaboration with biotechnology startup Pheronym to send nematodes (microscopic roundworms) to the ISS as part of an investigation focused on environmentally friendly agricultural pest control. Keep Reading To stay up to date on this exciting experiment, follow space worm @AstroNematode on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn)!

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Starship Nematode

One Tiny Step for a Nematode, One Big Step Toward Sustainable Agriculture in Space By Sharon DurhamFebruary 20, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC, February 20, 2019—An exciting collaboration between the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Pheronym(Alachua, FL), will send nematodes (small round worms) into space to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission represents a look into the future where food crops will be grown in space.  Keep reading  

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PHERONYM SECURES $100K GRANT

FOR FIRST EVER AGRICULTURE BIO-CONTROL EXPERIMENT IN SPACE International Space Station Will Host Hard Working Beneficial Nematodes As A First Step to Sustainable Interstellar Agriculture DAVIS, CA, UNITED STATES, February 20, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Pheronym, a bio-ag-tech pest control company, announced today it has received a $100,000 research grant from the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory to conduct agriculture bio-control experiments in space. The science will focus on Pheronym’s breakthrough nematode bio-remediation technology and determine the impact that space travel has on the ability of beneficial nematodes to effectively manage pest control. This is the third major grant secured by Pheronym within the last year, Keep Reading. Nema The AstroNematode

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