Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 12, 2009
As the population increases, the need to preserve, protect and enhance our urban green spaces will also increase. Managers of urban green spaces such as golf courses, commercial and residential lawns and landscapes, parks, nurseries and greenhouses are seeking ways to manage their turf and ornamental crops by utilizing less agronomic inputs, including water, fertilizers and plant protection products.
Agile Sciences' proprietary compound, Agilyte™, has been shown to be effective in dispersing biofilms, which grow on all plants and can sometimes act as shields against the entry of desirable plant protection products. Under this agreement, SePRO, a leader in the Turf Growth Regulator market, and a recognized expert in Greenhouse / Ornamental crop production, will validate the compound's efficacy, develop the compound composition and potential product combinations, and then retain an exclusive world-wide license for the Agile Sciences technology for products sold in the Turf and Ornamental markets.
According to Agile Sciences' President and cofounder Dr. Christian Melander, "This agreement between Agile Sciences and SePRO represents a major step forward in developing Agilyte™ for Turf and Ornamental markets, and we are excited to be working with SePRO on this application."
About Agile Sciences:
Agile Sciences is a Delaware corporation headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The company was founded in 2007 by Professors Christian Melander and John Cavanagh of North Carolina State University (NCSU) to provide commercial solutions to those industries plagued by the effects of biofilms. The company's proprietary compound was derived from the Agelas conifera sea sponge and has been shown to be effective in dispersing biofilms.
For additional information, please visit: http://www.agilesci.com
About SePRO Corporation:
SePRO Corporation is recognized as an industry leader in providing the highest level of technical service to customers who operate in specialty niche markets of the USA. SePRO's key business segments include the U.S. Aquatics Industry, Greenhouse/Nursery Markets, and Professional Turf/Landscape Management. To learn more about SePRO Corporation, its products, services and technologies, call 1-800-419-7779 or visit the SePRO web site at http://www.sepro.com