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How FA Bio can help restore the water quality of our rivers

The Environmental Audit Committee has warned that poor water quality in English rivers results from chronic underinvestment and multiple failures in monitoring, governance, and enforcement. In a report published on 13th January, the Environmental Audit Committee found only 14% of English rivers meet good ecological status, with pollution from “agriculture,

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FA Bio appoint five specialist advisors to strengthen their offering

As FA Bio focus on their new mission, they appoint five specialist advisors to help navigate their journey to identifying sustainable farming solutions. Following the announcement to pivot their mission from offering diagnosis tools to identifying sustainable farming solutions, FA Bio have enlisted the advice and guidance of five prestigious

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FA Bio Collaborate with UK Growers

FA Bio collaborate with UK growers as part of their cereal microbial sampling campaign During the month of October (2021) FA Bio have distributed 500 of their SporSenZ sensors, a unique soil microbial screening technology, to UK cereal growers as part of their campaign to discover superior soil microbes.  

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The next ‘Green Revolution’

Our CEO and Co-Founder Ángela de Manzanos Guinot, PhD Since the Green Revolution, which started in the 1960s, the levels of crops grown and harvested per unit area of land have massively increased at a great cost to the global environment. Over the past 40 years the Earth has lost

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How can microbes help agriculture?

Soil Microorganism in a Petri Dish Theoretically, if all farmers could achieve the highest attainable yield — worldwide crop production would rise by 45-70%. The yield losses come from inadequate fertilizer or water, or by losses to pests or disease. A study by Oerke in 2006 reported yield reductions of

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Can microbes reduce crop loss due to diseases?

Corn leaf blight of maize Plant diseases and pests are the largest contributors to crop losses worldwide, with an estimated 27–42% in production systems and potential losses of 48–83% in the absence of crop protection (Oerke and Dehne, 2004). Biocontrol is the use of biological organisms to control plant diseases.

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