Nature's Superpower

Plant and Animal Health

Feeding the world: RNA for agriculture

We must grow more food with the same amount of land while honoring the need and demands to replace chemical pesticides. Even as many pesticides face increasing consumer opposition – and threat of outright bans – due to environmental damage, many are losing their effectiveness.

GreenLight Bio’s pipeline includes solutions to protect bees and stop fungal pathogens that often rot fruit like strawberries and grapes. We have a robust pipeline across multiple categories including insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides.

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Our products

Calantha: A critical new Mode of Action for Potato Growers 

Calantha is US EPA approved for the control of Colorado Potato Beetles in potato crops. Calantha represents the promise of foliar RNA: it is as effective as the leading chemicals on the market and brings farmers a needed tool for their resistance management programs.

At the same time, it respects the environment. It is very selective and does not impact beneficial species like ladybugs. It degrades quickly in soil and water and leaves no detectable residue on the crop.

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Our platform

Our proprietary platform and pipeline  

Our platform enables us to make complex biological molecules in a manner that we believe is capable of creating products at a competitive cost, high quality, and in a more scalable manner than alternative solutions.

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ESG is core to our purpose

Our pipeline helps address some of the world’s biggest problems and we believe in doing the right thing to meet our environmental, social, and governance responsibilities.

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News and insights

The latest on GreenLight Bio’s work and partnerships, and what the world has been saying about us.

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