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$1 Million Seed Funding Secured to Advance Enhanced Biological Insect Control Solutions

Project Collaborators Include Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology’s Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes

A UT Institute of Agriculture laboratory has helped develop biological insect control technology attracting $1 million in seed funding. A team from the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology led by professor Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes and including Heba Abdelgaffar and Jason Burris worked collaboratively with Impetus Ag, a research and development firm based in St. Louis, Missouri, to advance the initial concept to practice.

Read the full news release at BioSTL.org.


Beth Hall Davis

UTIA Marketing and Communications