Agtech start-up digs deep to find solution to soil pollution
Carlow-based scientist Xuemei Germaine has her ear to the ground with an innovative start-up that is tackling the effects of soil pollution globally.
With rising concern about crops grown in soil contaminated with pollutants like cadmium and arsenic, Germaine has developed technology that can find and deploy micro-organisms that counter these pollutants, improve soil quality and boost crop yields.
Her agtech start-up, MicroGen Biotech, is starting to make headway globally having won the Thrive Sustainability...
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