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Kibbutz to export hundreds of millions of flies to Croatia and Bosnia

Israeli bio-tech company will send sterilized flies to be dispersed in orchards along the Croatia-Bosnia border helping farmers combat pests using natural biological techniques.

By Ynet


BioBee, a bio-tech company on Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu concentrating on the field of biological pest management in agriculture, has won a massive tender with the International Atomic Energy Agency to supply of 400 million sterile flies, in the wake of a successful similar project last fall.

Flies in the lab (Photo: Roi Idan)
Flies in the lab – Photo: Roi Idan


According to BioBee, the flies will be dispersed in orchards along the border areas of Croatia and Bosnia over a period of several months. Continue Reading »