News from ISCA on Integrated Pest Management

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July 23, 2018

Honeybee pheromones safely repel elephants, study finds

An organic formulation containing honeybee pheromones has been found to safely repel elephants, offering promise for a new strategy to prevent the world’s largest land animals from destroying crops or causing other damage in areas where humans conflict with elephants, according to a study published July 23, 2018 in Current Biology. The study was conducted […]

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June 11, 2018

ISCA Acquires Assets from Canadian Company’s Pest Management Portfolio

Deal with Scotts Canada, Ltd., a subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, allows Riverside, Calif., biotech firm to expand its line of eco-friendly products supporting safer forestry, agriculture, and pollination. Riverside, California – ISCA Technologies, a Riverside, Calif. biotech firm, has acquired from Scotts Canada, Ltd., a subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, certain intellectual property rights and […]

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November 1, 2017

Invasive weevil threatens California’s palm trees and date industry

FFAR grant to fund private-public collaboration to save iconic trees and protect the date palm industry Riverside, Calif. ISCA Technologies, a Riverside biotech company, and the University of California, Riverside (UCR) scientists will work to develop environmentally-friendly pest controls to save California’s iconic palm trees and protect the date palm industry from the invasive South […]

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October 20, 2017

USDA grants to ISCA Technologies spur eight innovations

A Riverside, Calif., biotech company will advance eight environmentally-friendly innovations to control damaging insect pests and improve crop yields thanks to grants it received this year from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ISCA Technologies received six “Phase 1” grants from the department’s Small Business Innovation Research Program to develop and test five new pest control products […]

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