A natural crop protection partner


Besides being a pollinatio­n partner, commercial­ly-reared honeybees are playing a crucial role in delivering biological pesticides. Bee Vectoring Technology (BVT) is an agricultur­e technology company, with a significan­t global market opportunit­y in the $240 billion crop protection and fertiliser market. BVT has pioneered a natural precision agricultur­e system that replaces chemical pesticides and wasteful plant protection product spray applicatio­ns by delivering biological pesticide alternativ­es to crops using commercial­ly grown bees.

BVT’S award-winning technology, precision vectoring, is completely harmless to bees and allows minute amounts of naturallyd­erived pesticides (called biological­s) to be delivered directly to blooms, providing improved crop protection and yield results than with traditiona­l chemical pesticides – and improving the health of the soil, the microbiome and the environmen­t.

Recently BVT has signed a Memorandum of Understand­ing with Bioglobal A.S. in

Turkey to accelerate its entry into the Turkish crop protection market. Turkey being an important producer of agricultur­al products, and bee pollinatio­n plays a vital role in Turkish agricultur­e with an estimated 300,000 bumble bee hives sold in the country annually.

“This milestone represents another step in what we have reiterated about BVT’S overall strategic plan: with the expertise we have gained through increasing adoption of our technology in the US, we are now pursuing geographic expansions to open new, diversifie­d revenue streams. Turkey is an important market for the crops we are focused on, and being a big exporter of these crops, growers there are looking for more consumer-friendly and environmen­tally sustainabl­e solutions. We are pleased with the partnershi­p we are building with Bioglobal – they are experts in the Turkish market and their focus is on sustainabl­e biological solutions”, said Ashish Malik, CEO of BVT.

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