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New Funding Validates Importance of Divergence's Work on Nematodes
Date:2/9/2010

Divergence receives grant funding of $500,000 to prevent crop damage by nematodes as the Divergence and National Corn Growers Association continues collaboration.

(PRWEB) February 9, 2010 -- Divergence, Inc. announced today that the company has recently received two Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants totaling $500,000, along with renewed funding from the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), to support advancement of the company’s innovative work to prevent crop damage from nematodes. Parasitic nematode worms are the largest unsolved pest problem in agriculture, limiting the yield of crops worldwide and causing tens of billions of dollars in crop damage annually.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) both awarded grants to the company, while the NCGA announced continuation of its funding to support work on nematode control in corn. The USDA issued a Phase II grant of $350,000 for development of crops with resistance to root knot nematodes. The NSF provided a Phase I grant of $150,000 for the development of novel, safe and effective nematicidal chemicals for crops, turf and ornamental plants discovered through Divergence’s powerful research platform, Harvest®.

“This combination of funding is a validation of the substantial progress Divergence has made in demonstrating the performance of our technologies in protecting crops from parasitic nematode damage,” said James P. McCarter, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Scientific Officer of Divergence. “We are excited at the possibilities for meeting growers’ and greens superintendants’ needs with an array of products, whether used alone or in an integrated fashion. Our portfolio of complementary biotechnology traits and agrochemicals with superior human and environmental safety offer outstanding potential to meet market needs fo
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