Agriculture

Using advanced genetics Oxitec has developed a new and innovative solution to managing agricultural insect pests.

Insect pests cost the global economy billions every year. An estimated US$8bn is spent each year on pesticides to control insect pests, but despite this insects continue to damage crops, reducing yields and quality.

On these pages, you can read more about the solutions we’ve developed to some of the most damaging agricultural pests around the world.