Prophyta is a German-based bio-control company which develops, produces and markets biological products, processes and services for integrated crop protection. The products are based on living fungal microorganisms and the company has developed a patented solid state technology for the mass production of filamentous fungi.
Prophyta was acquired by Bayer CropScience in January 2013.
Tasks: As contribution to WP01, PROPH will develop and deliver bio-effector products, based on collection, fermentation and formulation of filamentous fungi. Moreover, compatibility studies on the effects of single and multiple combinations of promising bio-effectors on model plants will be conducted as a contribution to WP02 with the final goal to produce combination products with synergistic properties.