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2011-06-14 14:21:00

MEADVILLE, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boaters and anglers are being asked to take steps to prevent the further spread of zebra mussels after the Department of Environmental Protection discovered the nuisance species in Conneaut Lake, Crawford County. Regional DEP staff found three zebra mussels during June 10 sampling, two in the lake and one in the Conneaut Outlet immediately below the lake. "The small number suggests that the current population of zebra mussels is...

2011-05-17 11:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) today announced its selection by The Artemis Project(TM) as a winner in the Top 50 Water Companies Competition. This award highlights MBI's product Zequanox(TM) as one of the most promising, innovative technologies coming to the marketplace. Zequanox(TM) is an effective natural product for the control of invasive zebra and quagga mussels that are aggressively multiplying in freshwater lakes & rivers throughout...

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2011-04-14 13:15:00

The ongoing spread of non-native mussels in the Great Lakes has caused "massive, ecosystem-wide changes" throughout lakes Michigan and Huron, two of the planet's largest freshwater lakes, according to a new University of Michigan-led study. The blitzkrieg advance of two closely related species of mussels"”the zebra and quagga"”is stripping the lakes of their life-supporting algae, resulting in a remarkable ecological transformation and threatening the multibillion-dollar U.S....

2010-09-29 09:30:00

DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) a $500,000 Phase IIb Small Business Technology Commercialization Grant for the project entitled "Commercialization of an Innovative Green Technology for Controlling Zebra Mussels" and $100,000 supplemental Technology Enhancement for Commercial Partnerships. The technology was originally discovered by Dr. Daniel Molloy, Director of the New York State...

2010-08-30 08:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) will be showcasing Zequanox,(TM) its natural solution for the control of invasive mussels, at the International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species (ICAIS) in San Diego, California, August 29 to September 2, 2010. The conference is attended by participants from 30 countries, representing academia, industry, government agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders involved in the issues of aquatic invasive species, and seeking...

2010-06-08 08:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) announced today that it has been chosen by The Artemis Project(TM) as a winner of the 2010 Top 50 Water Companies Competition. This award distinguishes MBI as a leading company in one of the greatest high-growth industries of the 21st Century. MBI was selected for this award by a panel of industry experts based on four criteria: technology, intellectual property and know-how, team and market potential. Marrone Bio...

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2010-04-11 08:28:21

Two notorious Great Lakes invaders"”the zebra mussel and the round goby"”now play a central role in transferring toxic chemicals called PCBs up the food chain and into Saginaw Bay walleyes, one of that region's most popular sport fish. The links between zebra mussels, round gobies and contaminated Saginaw Bay walleyes is a disturbing example of unanticipated problems that can occur when non-native species get loose in the Great Lakes, said University of Michigan fishery biologist...

2010-02-03 07:15:00

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for spring, Zebra Zappers announces their new Zebra Mussel anti-fouling marine coating called Sta-Z-Off. As toxic anti-fouling marine paints and bottom coatings become prohibited for use in U.S. and Canadian freshwater lakes, an effective non-toxic solution is needed to protect boats from Zebra Mussels, according to the founders of Zebra Zappers, Inc. Tim Thomas and Kim Fraylick both have been boating enthusiasts for over 2...

2009-12-17 11:50:00

DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) announces it will join forces with SePRO Corporation (SePRO) to develop MBI's microbial-based product, Zequanox(TM) for use in controlling invasive zebra and quagga mussels in open water situations. Invasive mussel populations have been widespread in the Great Lakes and Midwest regions of North America for two decades. More recently, quagga mussels have established themselves in the Colorado River and are rapidly...

2009-08-25 09:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), is collaborating with the laboratories of research microbiologist Dr. Paul Jensen and Professor William Fenical at the University of California at San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography to find deep sea microorganisms with potential applications for pest management. UC's Industry University Cooperative Research Program (IUCRP) awarded Dr. Jensen's Lab a Discovery Grant for the joint project. As a...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.