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Potential industrial uses spell market opportunity for new soybean Renowned Guelph soybean breeder first discovered variety 20 years ago

 

Potential industrial uses spell market opportunity for new soybean
Renowned Guelph soybean breeder first discovered variety 20 years ago

By Lilian Schaer

Guelph - A soybean variety first identified at the University of Guelph twenty years ago is now seeing a future as a possible feedstock for industrial uses.

Currently known as OAC 13-55C-HL, the soybean is high in linoleic fatty acids, lending itself particularly well to industrial material applications like paints, coatings, polyols and epoxies.

Dragons' Den - auditions are now open

 

It’s time for entrepreneurs across the country to polish up their pitches to be part of Dragons' Den! This February our producers are hitting the road on a 35-city audition tour to find Canada's best small businesses in need of a Dragon investment.

Dragons Den -

It’s time for entrepreneurs across the country to polish up their pitches to be part of Dragons' Den! This February our producers are hitting the road on a 35-city audition tour to find Canada's best small businesses in need of a Dragon investment.

U of G Eco-friendly Flower Pots Blossom in U.S., Canada

July 04, 2014 - News Release

Affordable, eco-friendly flower pots — made with University of Guelph technology — have hit the market. They’re on the shelves of 2,500 Kroger stores in the United States and 33 Lowe’s stores in Canada, and soon will be featured in Home Hardware stores.

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Jill Selby (left) and Amy Thatcher, of the Department of Plant Agriculture, are pictured here with a bio-composite flower pot made with U of G technology.

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