Plant Biostimulants and their potential role in sustainable agricultural production systems

Posted on: 10/03/2021

At KTN, we connect ideas, people and communities to help drive net zero innovation. Plant Biostimulants have the potential to play an important role in sustainable agricultural production systems.

We’ve taken a deeper dive into the topic of Plant Biostimulants, including the regulatory environment, the state of the current market, challenges around proof of efficacy, and opportunities for innovation and funding. Our report also includes perspectives from industry, academia and government.

Click here to download our report on Plant Biostimulants and their potential role in sustainable agricultural production systems.

This report was informed by a discussion on biostimulants with the KTN Plant Sector Advisory Board, made of industry, academia and government representatives. Thanks to John Haywood (Unium Bioscience) and Martin Clough (Syngenta) for leading the discussion. The KTN AgriFood team meets with the KTN Plant Sector Advisory Board regularly to discuss relevant issues and get insight into challenges and priorities for innovation in the sector.

For more information on biostimulants, please contact Pedro Carvalho, one of our AgriFood experts.

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