February 20, 2018

The trials were designed to evaluate the ability of the BVT system consisting of a bee hive with dispenser technology through which BVT’s proprietary plant beneficial microbe is delivered to crops, to manage sclerotinia head rot, an invasive fungal disease that causes high levels of loss in sunflowers and currently has no viable method of prevention. This was the second year of trials in sunflowers in collaboration with North Dakota State University, and the first year in which both BVT’s current bumble bee hive dispenser and the new honeybee hive dispenser were tested.

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