Our very own Abigail Perret-Gentil was interviewed by WCJB TV20 for What’s Growing On? Nematodes. She talked about plant parasitic nematodes, beneficial nematodes and how we at Pheronym leverage pheromones to control them both for crop protection.
This is the back story to New Wave Pheromones. It started with the Caenorhabditis elegans sex pheromone. They said it was low hanging fruit. It was not. Here is the MagLab article, “Worm Sex 101: How Caenorhabditis elegans males find their mates.”
Here is the link to the full story of Worm Sex 101……
We recently posted our vision that pheromones are the future of pest control. Take a look at New Wave Pheromones on Medium.
Nematode are the most abundant animals on earth and found in every ecological niche. They parasitize nearly every plant, insect and animal, including humans. They cause many diseases in humans such as hookworm, pin worm and intestinal roundworm infection (Ascariasis). Continue reading
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