NIWA have identified and isolated a promising biological control agent for the control of significant aquatic weed problems and have developed methods for producing the biological agent in large amounts.


NIWA is looking for investors to further develop the underpinning technology through to successful field trials.

Unique Selling Propositions
  • Biological control provides a sustainable and low chemical method for the control of invasive weeds, there is no available mycoherbicide available for the control of aquatic weeds.
  • The technology is applicable for the control of invasive aquatic weeds in natural environments such as rivers and lakes. The technology is also applicable to use in man-made water ways such as canals and reservoirs. The product could be used internationally.
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Project Status

Proof of Concept - Early prototype built