Bio-gene Technology Ltd (BGT:ASX)
Bio-Gene Technology Limited is an Australia-based agriculture technology development company. The Company’s principal activity is to develop and commercialize insecticide products. It is focused on enabling novel insecticides to address the global problem of insecticide resistance and toxicity. Its novel platform technology is based on naturally occurring beta-triketones. The Company’s lead beta-triketone insecticide products include Flavocide and Qcide. Flavocide is a synthetically produced nature-identical compound. Testing of Flavocide has been undertaken and continues to be performed by both government research laboratories as well as by commercial collaborators. Qcide natural oil with high levels of tasmanone. The oil is extracted from the leaves of the Gympie Messmate, by utilizing a steam distillation process.