UMA Bioseed, a Cornell startup, Wins Grand Prize in Annual New York Business Plan Competition

May 5th, 2015
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... UMA Bioseed — led by Cornell students Margaret Wu, Abhijeet Bais, and Brennan Duty — will use its funding awards to support further development of its “novel” organic crop-seed coating product that “destroys pathogens that surround a planted seed,” according to the news release
The “unique approach can increase crop yield without the use of harmful pesticides or the deployment of genetic modifications to spur healthy seed growth,” SUNY Poly CNSE added....