Dr. Fatma Kaplan, Pheronym’s CEO and founder, was a guest on the Joe Gardener podcast. They talked about how lab-produced pheromones can be used to repel pest nematodes and stimulate beneficial nematodes for insect control. To learn more about nematodes and pheromones, follow the link to listen to the podcast.
A great honor to meet CA Senator Anna Caballero at Berkeley lab and tell her about our technology nematode pheromones to help farmers to manage pests in the soil.
Cyclotron Road management team member and fellows (Pheronym and Root Applied Sciences) with CA senator Anna Caballero.
Join Dr.Kaplan on November 9, 2022 at 12:10 PM- 2:00 PM PST for “Nematode pheromone extracts act as boosters for entomopathogenic nematodes’ efficacy to control agricultural pests in the soil” as part of the WSU Molecular Plant Sciences Seminar Series. She will discuss beneficial nematodes, pheromone extracts, and their impact on controlling agricultural pests!
The seminar will be held on zoom through the Molecular Plant Sciences Graduate Program at WSU.
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Dr. Fatma Kaplan will be presenting Pheronym’s climate-friendly technology for agricultural pest control!
Come see & cheer us on at the show on October 18-20!
See Pheronym’s 2 min pitch on October 18, at 10:30 – 12:30 PCT, or visit us anytime at booth R20.
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Join the discussion on Sept 14th, 2022 at 2 PM (EST) with Dr. Fatma Kaplan, CEO of Pheronym, Dr. David Shapiro, Research Leader at USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) SE Fruit and Tree Nut Research Unit in Byron, GA, and Dr. Jacob Parnell, Sr. Agronomist at Biome Makers, as they discuss how entomopathogenic nematodes and their pheromones can provide unforeseen benefits to soil health and cropping systems.
Learn more about:
- Assessing the efficacy of beneficial nematodes with and without the pheromones.
- Demonstrating product performance.
- Measuring the effects of biological ag inputs on the soil microbiome of peach orchards.
- Soil insight into functionality, hormone production, and stress adaptation.
Our CEO, Dr. Kaplan, is presenting Pheronym’s technology at the “New Crop Yield Technology Companies Improving Sustainability” Symposium at the American Chemical Society-Agro Division 2022 Fall National Meeting in Chicago, IL, on August 23.
McCormick Place, 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616
This symposium highlights innovative young companies in crop yield enhancement, describing their technical offerings and business models. There will also be discussions on the opportunities and pitfalls of forming a new company in agricultural yield and how these new companies will advance into sustainable agricultural practices and regulatory frameworks.
Dr. Kaplan is giving a plenary lecture as an ISCE Applied Chemical Ecology Award winner at this year’s ISCE-APACE Joint Meeting 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 9th.
To know more about Pheronym’s technology, please join us either in person in Kuala Lumpur or virtually on August 9th!
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Dr. Kaplan, CEO of Pheronym, is honored to be a speaker at the Nematode Division Symposium at the 2022 International Congress on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control, Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
She talked about “Dynamics of entomopathogenic nematode foraging and infectivity in microgravity.”
Research investigates entomopathogenic nematode-plant relationship
The three-year project is titled “Chemical cues from beneficial nematodes enhance plant resistance and strengthen biological control.” It was funded by U.S. Department of AgricultureNational Institute of Food and Agriculture through the Pests and Beneficial Species in Agricultural Production Systems Program.
The $680,000 grant will expand the work Helms began as a postdoctoral fellowship study in 2017. Helms is collaborating with David Shapiro-Ilan, Ph.D., at the USDA-ARS Southeastern Fruit and Tree Nut Research Station in Byron, Georgia, and Fatma Kaplan, Ph.D., at Pheronym Inc. in Woodland, California. Shapiro-Ilan and Kaplan have extensive experience and expertise focusing on nematodes and nematode pheromones, respectively.
Aside from their knowledge about EPNs, Helms said Shapiro-Ilan and Kaplan also provide expertise regarding potential commercial applications of the research to make EPNs a viable option for various users.