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Towards a more competitive European biocontrol market

One of the images in the whitepaper

One of the images in the whitepaper

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Last 23d October 2018, in the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting, ABIM, International Biocontrol Manufacturer’s Association, IBMA, presented IBMA Whitepaper: A New EU Regulatory Framework for Bioprotection Agents, as a proposal to improve regulation in the European Union towards biocontrol products and techniques. The purpose of this document is to persuade the EU authorities to develop a new, more appropriate legislative framework, with simplified provisions and with a centralized...

Discovered nematicidal activity in industrial by-products of plant origin

Roots with gall, infected by meloidogyne nematodes

Roots with gall, infected by meloidogyne nematodes

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Futureco Bioscience has discovered nematicidal activity in industrial byproducts of plant origin, as confirmed by the results of the trials of the Enzytech project, collected in Ecoletter 24. The general aim of the Enzytech project, was to design the bases to develop a biotechnological process that would allow obtaining substances with biostimulant and/or phytosanitary action, from the protein fraction of different local by-products of plant origin. This project was presented to...

FitoMaat®, biostimulant to prevent and overcome abiotic stress situations

FitoMaat, biostimulant to overcome abiotic stress situations

FitoMaat, biostimulant to overcome abiotic stress situations

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FitoMaat® is a biostimulant formulated with 100% compounds of natural plant origin and a high anti-stress capacity. Preventive applications help minimise the effects of abiotic stress, therefore contributing to maintaining normal crop growth in adverse conditions. The high concentration of osmoprotective molecules guarantees that the photosynthetic rate and protein synthesis are maintained. FitoMaat® is suitable for all types of abiotic stress: heat, cold, drought and salinity....

Applications of Bestcure® to prevent and cure diseases and infections on agricultural crops

Bestcure, botanical extract

Bestcure, botanical extract

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Bestcure® is an organic fungicide and bactericide with direct and indirect antimicrobial action, formulated with substances that activate the plants’ natural defences against fungi and bacteria. Bestcure® contains some furanocoumarins (exogenous phytoalexins) that activate plant defences against pathogens. The bioflavonoids (vitamin P) prevent oxidation of the ascorbic acid, enhancing its effect on plants. Both compounds have antioxidant properties, allowing for a synergistic...

Impact on gene expression in plants treated with FitoMaat®

Classification (gene ontologies) of genes overexpressed in plants treated with FitoMaat®

Classification (gene ontologies) of genes overexpressed in plants treated with FitoMaat®

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We have published the Ecoletter 23 that includes the trials that show that FitoMaat® improves the response of plants to stress by enhancing the expression of genes for tolerance to desiccation. These trials have been done through the Futuromics platform, with Sequentia Biotech. FitoMaat® is a biostimulant designed to protect plants from the effects of abiotic stress, formulated with osmoprotective and antioxidant substances that allow crops to tolerate and recover better from periods...

Here comes the sun

The sun is one of the main sources of energy for plants

The sun is one of the main sources of energy for plants

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June 21 is the world's day of the sun, one of the main energy sources of plants and algae to transform an inorganic substrate into usable organic matter for the metabolism and growth of its cells and tissues. This process of transformation is known as photosynthesis, and in plants it takes place in the chloroplasts, organelles of plant cells. Photosynthesis can be summarized as the chemical process that takes place in plants thanks to an essential biomolecule for this process to take place:...

Agrobiological solutions to avoid the consequences of an increasing desertification

Dry and desertified land

Dry and desertified land

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Yesterday, June 17, was the world day to combat desertification, a phenomenon of soil degradation caused mainly by human activity and climatic variations. With deforestation, agricultural exploitation with little integrative practices or with an excess of erosive products for the soil, poor management of water resources and global warming are the main causes caused by human activity that favour desertification and soil impoverishment that could be a litter for agricultural crops and...

25 years after registering Futureco

25 years contributing to a high efficacy agriculture of low environmental impact.

25 years contributing to a high efficacy agriculture of low environmental impact.

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Today we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Futureco Bioscience, date that makes 2018 a special year full of prizes, celebrations and commemorations for the Spanish agrobiotechnology leader company in R&D&I and global benchmark in the field of biostimulants and biopesticides with low environmental impact.25 years ago, on June 7, 1993, the dossier of the company FuturEco SL was introduced in the commercial register of Barcelona. A few days later, on 22 June, this dossier was...
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