One of Canada’s leading agricultural biotechnology companies, Agrisoma has developed proprietary Engineered Trait Loci (ETL) as an advanced technology for crop improvement. Agrisoma is utilizing this technology to deliver sustainable energy solutions to reduce reliance on petroleum.
Development efforts are focused on improving oilseed crops for use in biofuel production. Agrisoma has selected Brassica carinata (“Carinata”) as the crop platform to realize sustainable and economical biodiesel and biojet fuel production. Commercialization of elite Carinata lines is planned for 2012.
Value Chain Development
Agrisoma is leading activities across the energy feedstock value chain – from growers to processors to biofuel manufacturers to end-users – to ensure the delivery of a viable petroleum replacement.