Navigation Links
Oxitec's Olive Fly Strain Could Become First GM Insect to Undergo Field Evaluation in the EU
Date:9/4/2013

he olive fly is a chemical which has been banned in some countries. Nothing else is effective. In my view the use of GM insects to eradicate this pest is a necessary step towards achieving zero pesticide use."

"European agriculture is facing some severe challenges," said Hadyn Parry, Oxitec Chief Executive. "The burden of agricultural pests is ever present while the number of control approaches is shrinking in the face of insecticide resistance and de-registration of existing chemical treatments. To survive and prosper, European farming will need to evaluate and embrace new solutions and new technologies which are effective, sustainable and safe. If approved, this evaluation will be an important step to bringing an exciting new approach to the farmers who need it."

About Oxitec Ltd.

Oxitec is a pioneer in controlling insects that spread disease and damage crops. Its products build upon the use of the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT), an effective, species-specific and environmentally friendly method of controlling harmful and damaging insects. Oxitec's first products are for the control of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito species primarily responsible for transmitting dengue fever, the olive fly and the Mediterranean fruit fly, one of the world's most damaging agricultural pests.

Further information:
Website and social networks:
http://www.oxitec.com,
email info@oxitec.com
Facebook: Oxitec, Twitter @Oxitec
Contact Michael.conway@oxitec.com
Telephone +44(0)1235-832393



'/>"/>
SOURCE Oxitec Ltd.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Avocado Oil: The Olive Oil Of The Americas?
2. Natac Adopts Olive through the American Botanical Councils Adopt-an-Herb Program
3. Nobel Laureate Dr. Oliver Smithies to Deliver Plenary Session at ISPE Biotechnology Symposium
4. Straintronics: Engineers create piezoelectric graphene
5. Prioritizing lab testing for patients on antiretroviral treatment in resource-constrained settings
6. Synthetic Genomics Inc. Purchases 81 Acre Site in South California Desert for Scale up and Testing of Innovative Algae Strains
7. Nano-infused paint can detect strain
8. Researchers tune the strain in graphene drumheads to create quantum dots
9. Infectious Disease Prevalence and New Strains Appearing Each Year Makes a Watertight Case for Clinical Laboratory Testing, Finds Frost & Sullivan
10. Strain tuning reveals promise in nanoscale manufacturing
11. New Norovirus "Vomiting Virus" Strain Spreads Like Wildfire, My Cleaning Products Publishes Green Guide to Prevent Norovirus Outbreaks in One's Home
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2015)... , April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. ... diagnostics company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies ... announced that it has received approval from the ... 5,126,044 outstanding common share purchase warrants ("the Warrants") ... with the Company,s May 2013 private placement financing. ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 17, 2015 Global Stem Cells ... Stem Cell Summit 2015 April 27 - 29, 2015 ... developments in all areas of stem cell research including ... cells and regenerative medicine. , The conference will ... well as translational research in stem cell therapies, regenerative ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... South Carolina (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 ... and steam system services, released their newly designed, ... The customer facing website effectively promotes the ... , All the information that a site ... steam system services, company capabilities, industries serviced, the ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... South San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 ... it is scheduled to report first quarter results on ... Following the announcement, Cytokinetics’ senior management will host a ... operational and financial results and the company’s outlook for ... webcast and can be accessed from the homepage and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:SQI Diagnostics to Extend Warrant Expiry 2SQI Diagnostics to Extend Warrant Expiry 3Global Stem Cells Group To Join GTCbio Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Summit in Boston, April 27-29, 2015 2Global Stem Cells Group To Join GTCbio Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Summit in Boston, April 27-29, 2015 3Spirax Sarco website has a new look 2Cytokinetics to Announce First Quarter Results on April 30, 2015 2Cytokinetics to Announce First Quarter Results on April 30, 2015 3
... 8 LifeNet Health, a leading allograft bio-implant company, ... Tendon, both offering new options for ligament reconstruction. ... new bio-medical implants offer sports medicine physicians another alternative ... Tendon can be used in the reconstruction of either ...
... Dec. 8 Building on its flagship,suite of ... the Pyxis(R) MedStation(R) 4000 and an industry-first Performance,Analytics ... help improve medication safety. , ... medication dispensing system,offers new features that can help ...
... in B-Precursor Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Show that Blinatumomab is ... , BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 8 ... company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of ... data from a phase 2 clinical trial of BiTE(R) ...
Cached Biology Technology:LifeNet Health Introduces New Sports Medicine Bio-Implants 2Cardinal Health Launches Pyxis(R) MedStation(R) 4000; Introduces Industry-First Service to Interpret Dispensing and Infusion Data 2Cardinal Health Launches Pyxis(R) MedStation(R) 4000; Introduces Industry-First Service to Interpret Dispensing and Infusion Data 3Data Presented at ASH Annual Meeting Indicates the Potential of T-Cell Engaging BiTE Antibody Blinatumomab as a Consolidation Treatment for Aggressive Leukemias 2Data Presented at ASH Annual Meeting Indicates the Potential of T-Cell Engaging BiTE Antibody Blinatumomab as a Consolidation Treatment for Aggressive Leukemias 3Data Presented at ASH Annual Meeting Indicates the Potential of T-Cell Engaging BiTE Antibody Blinatumomab as a Consolidation Treatment for Aggressive Leukemias 4Data Presented at ASH Annual Meeting Indicates the Potential of T-Cell Engaging BiTE Antibody Blinatumomab as a Consolidation Treatment for Aggressive Leukemias 5
(Date:3/24/2015)... --  NexID Biometrics LLC, whose spoof-mitigation technology boosts ... the beginning of shipments of version 2.0 of its ... based in Potsdam, N.Y. , is ... began here today at the Walter E. Washington Convention ... SDK boosts the accuracy rate range to 96.5 to ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... March 23, 2015 SoundView Technology Group issues a ... NXTD ) Wocket smart wallet. SoundView was one of the ... their experience with the Wocket in multiple scenarios and outlets. ... Foods and other retailers, making both debit and credit card ... also says, "If the company meets their plans in 2015, ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... 2015  In the 2014 fiscal year, irs.gov recorded ... This figure accounts for a fraction of the estimated ... Report, exceeds $11 billion globally. The polygraph has traditionally ... has occurred. Investor Mark Saint Juste along ... Paolella partnered to administer the test in a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NexID Begins Shipments Of Version 2.0 Fake-Finger-Detection Solution 2Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 2Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 3Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 4Polygraph Test Now Used to Protect Investors From Fraud 2Polygraph Test Now Used to Protect Investors From Fraud 3
... work and scientific adventure, marine explorers from more than ... Laboratory (MBL), today delivered the first global Census of ... and hides in the world,s oceans. In one of ... scientists spent over 9,000 days at sea on more ...
... survived for more than 400 million years, the horseshoe ... overharvest and habitat destruction. However, climatic changes may,also play ... how sensitive horseshoe crab populations are to natural climate ... Molecular Ecology . The horseshoe crab is ...
... Jerusalem, October 4, 2010 Researchers at the Hebrew University ... body that play a key role in controlling bone density, ... drug for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and other bone ... researchers have just been published in the American journal ...
Cached Biology News:MBL scientists reveal findings of World Ocean Microbe Census 2MBL scientists reveal findings of World Ocean Microbe Census 3Climate change affects horseshoe crab numbers 2Hebrew University research holds promise for development of new osteoporosis drug 2
... an internal standard for the quantification of ... 5-OxoETE is a polyunsaturated keto acid formed ... neutrophils. It stimulates cytosolic calcium levels in ... 5-OxoETE selectively stimulates the migration and degranulation ...
... a 10.0 kb Autographa californica (AcNPV) polyhedrin ... AcNPV polyhedrin promoter and two AcNPV p10 ... a Sma I cloning site, followed by ... inverted polyhedrin promoter has been inserted containing ...
BD BioCoat Osteologic Coverslips that have been sterilized by ETO gas. Coating : Osteologic&trade ,Thickness : 0.16 mm ,Diameter : 12.7 mm ,Gridded : No ...
Mouse monoclonal antibody to ACP2 - acid phosphatase 2, lysosomal...
Biology Products: