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Microbiome-Leveraged Organic Herbicide
Invention Summary: At present, all herbicides are deleterious to human health. There is an unmet need to develop herbicides that are not harmful to people. Ethylene is a microbe-produced hormone that stimulates plant cell growth. However, in excess, ethylene causes stress in plants due to overproduction of superoxide, a highly potent form of reactive...
Published: 2/18/2022   |   Inventor(s): James White, Kathryn Kingsley, Kurt Kowalski, Matthew Elmore, Xiaoqian (Ivy) Chang
Keywords(s): Biofertilizer
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Ag Biotech, Technology Classifications > Agriculture, Technology Classifications > Plants, Seeds, Berries, Fruit
Novel Bioherbicides that Suppress Weeds and Promote Plant Growth
Stunted growth of invasive Japanese knotweed when inoculated (Right panel) with Micrococcus luteus. Left panel: untreated Japanese knotweed; Right panel: bioherbicide treated Japanese knotweed Invention Summary: Rutgers University scientists have identified novel compositions of endophytic yeast and bacteria that reduce aggressive growth of invasive...
Published: 11/13/2020   |   Inventor(s): James White, Kathryn Kingsley, Matthew Elmore, Kurt Kowalski
Keywords(s): Biofertilizer
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Plants, Seeds, Berries, Fruit, Technology Classifications > Agriculture, Technology Classifications > Ag Biotech