Along with corporate offices, BioConsortia's 5,700-square-foot facilities at
The Davis company has developed a proprietary system that uses advanced microbial selection and the latest genomic techniques to define products for specific crop improvement traits. It relies on what is known as microbial consortia, which are elements of natural communities of bacteria and fungi.
BioConsortia, which was founded earlier this year, says its system quickly identifies the best microbial communities that can improve plant traits and increase crop yield. The system is touted as an alternative to mixing individually identified microbes and does not rely on genetic modification. The company says the system rapidly identifies the right consortia and can apply to both conventional and genetically modified crops.
BioConsortia has drawn the interest of two
BioConsortia was established to further develop and commercialize the microbial consortia of
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