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Mushrooms as an alternative to conventional pesticides

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-14 Mon 10:38

Founded in 2018, the company Mycea has recently been awarded the i-Lab 2020 Grand Prix for its BE-SAFE project (Biocontrol and Environmental Solutions for Agriculture based on Fungal Extracts). The start-up located in Montpellier was created by Dominique Barry-Etienne, PhD in agronomy, and Sébastien…

What is the Significance of Agricultural Safety

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-09 Wed 08:00

In 2017, pesticide poisoning had claimed the precious lives of twenty-one farmers in Maharashtra. The state government banned Monocrotophos, the deadly pesticide for just sixty days. Oxydemetonmethyl and monocrotophos are classified as Class I pesticides by the World Health Organization.