News from ISCA on Integrated Pest Management

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November 1, 2017

Invasive weevil threatens California’s palm trees and date industry

FFAR grant to fund private-public collaboration to save iconic trees and protect the date palm industry Riverside, Calif. ISCA Technologies, a Riverside biotech company, and the University of California, Riverside (UCR) scientists will work to develop environmentally-friendly pest controls to save California’s iconic palm trees and protect the date palm industry from the invasive South […]

October 20, 2017

USDA grants to ISCA Technologies spur eight innovations

A Riverside, Calif., biotech company will advance eight environmentally-friendly innovations to control damaging insect pests and improve crop yields thanks to grants it received this year from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ISCA Technologies received six “Phase 1” grants from the department’s Small Business Innovation Research Program to develop and test five new pest control products […]

August 24, 2017

Fatal attractions for disease-carrying mosquitoes

Mosquitoes, mostly through the transmission of malaria, are the deadliest animals on Earth, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives each year. A Riverside, Calif., biotech firm is working on several innovations to stop outbreaks of malaria-spreading mosquitoes before they occur. One exploits the mosquito’s hunger for nectar to attract and kill them before they suck […]

September 14, 2016

Small Business Innovation Research (STTR) Success!: ISCA Technologies

With over 88 million acres of pine trees devastated in North America by the mountain pine beetle. ISCA Technologies developed a non-toxic means to keep the critters away from endangered trees… Continue Reading!