Research & Product Pipeline

AgBiTech has a strong research program to continually develop insect control solutions for growers. This includes creating new products as well as increasing the efficiency of our manufacturing technologies.

We’re leveraging our technical expertise and success to develop new products in partnership with researchers from research groups in Australia and the United States of America. Each new product goes through stringent regulatory approval processes and field trials before its commercial release.

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AgBiTech’s product pipeline 

Research partnerFunding partnerResearch Project

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)


Nuclear polyhedrosis virus (NPV) for controlling Spodoptera frugiperda

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Australian Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)

Baculoviruses for controlling diamond back moth (DBM) larvae (Plutella xylostella)

University of New England (UNE)


Using Magnet as a resistance management tool in Bacillus thuringiensis (or Bt) transgenic cotton

 University of New England (UNE)

Australian Research Council

Attractants for Pyralidae and Gelechidae pests

 University of New England (UNE)


Attractants for control of DBM adults