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Wed Oct 21, 2015, 08:56 PM

He holds the patent that could destroy Monsanto and change the world.

In 2006, a patent was granted to a man named Paul Stamets. Though Paul is the world’s leading mycologist, his patent has received very little attention and exposure. Why is that? Stated by executives in the pesticide industry, this patent represents “the most disruptive technology we have ever witnessed.” And when the executives say disruptive, they are referring to it being disruptive to the chemical pesticides industry.

What has Paul discovered? The mycologist has figured out how to use mother nature’s own creations to keep insects from destroying crops. It’s what is being called SMART pesticides. These pesticides provide safe & nearly permanent solution for controlling over 200,000 species of insects – and all thanks to the ‘magic’ of mushrooms.

Paul does this by taking entomopathogenic Fungi (fungi that destroys insects), and morphs it so it does not produce spores. In turn, this actually attracts the insects who then eat and turn into fungi from the inside out. This patent has potential to revolutionize the way humans grow crops – if it can be allowed to reach mass exposure.

To tolerate the use of pesticides in modern agriculture is to deny evidence proving its detrimental effects against the environment. Such ignorance really can no longer be tolerated. For example, can you imagine a world without bees? Monsanto’s chemical concoctions which are being sprayed all over farmers’ fields around the world are attributed to the large-scale bee die off. While a growing number of countries are banning Monsanto, it’s still being used in nations who should be aware of its dangers. To say that new methods need to be implemented before it is too late is an understatement.

Monsanto presently generates $16 billion dollars per year (as reported in 2014), therefore you can be certain they do not want anything interrupting that flow of revenue. Such income gives them nearly limitless resources and abilities to suppress information that may be damaging their reputation. But by becoming educated on the benefits of growing sustainable, organic, and bio-dynamic food, sharing articles like this, and boycotting GMO & herbicide-sprayed crops, they may soon get the message.

At: http://www.getholistichealth.com/42450/he-holds-the-patent-that-could-destroy-monsanto-and-change-the-world/

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Reply He holds the patent that could destroy Monsanto and change the world. (Original post)
forest444 Oct 2015 OP
jeff47 Oct 2015 #1
TexasBushwhacker Oct 2015 #11
jeff47 Oct 2015 #14
HuckleB Oct 2015 #19
Lifelong Protester Oct 2015 #2
Major Nikon Oct 2015 #9
Tumbulu Oct 2015 #10
Major Nikon Oct 2015 #12
Tumbulu Oct 2015 #16
Major Nikon Oct 2015 #17
Tumbulu Oct 2015 #18
Judi Lynn Oct 2015 #3
niyad Oct 2015 #4
JackInGreen Oct 2015 #5
Jack Rabbit Oct 2015 #6
Duppers Oct 2015 #20
fasttense Oct 2015 #7
Judi Lynn Oct 2015 #8
ancianita Oct 2015 #13
fasttense Oct 2015 #15
Duppers Oct 2015 #21

Response to forest444 (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 09:30 PM

1. Yes, he's held it for years. And Monsanto's still here.

And he's been trumpeted as a Monsanto Killer for years.

Also glyphosate doesn't control insects.

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Response to jeff47 (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 11:45 PM

11. Yes, but they also sell seeds coated with insecticide n/t

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Response to TexasBushwhacker (Reply #11)

Thu Oct 22, 2015, 09:21 AM

14. Which aren't being sprayed all over fields, nor is tied to bee die-off. (nt)

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Response to jeff47 (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 26, 2015, 08:13 PM

19. +1,000,000 ... 000

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Response to forest444 (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 09:33 PM

2. So why isn't he using it?

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Response to Lifelong Protester (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 11:39 PM

9. The obvious answer is there's no practical application

But I'm sure some probably think there's a vast conspiracy to quash the concept.

This story keeps getting repeated as if fungal pesticides are some kind of revolutionary idea. The reality is they only work on a narrow range of temperature and humid and have other practical limitations which render them commercially unfeasible.

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Response to Major Nikon (Reply #9)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 11:45 PM

10. not yet, at least

and you are correct, microbial control of pests is tricky and generally the profit margins on all biologicals are so very low. Which is why the big corporationss have never shown that much interest in them.

And that headline does get passed around a lot.

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Response to Tumbulu (Reply #10)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 11:56 PM

12. If they worked the profit margins wouldn't be low

Microbial control of pests works in all sorts of instances and they just aren't that tricky. Fungal pesticides have their own set of problems which renders them unpractical today and almost certainly in any foreseeable future.

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Response to Major Nikon (Reply #12)

Fri Oct 23, 2015, 01:05 AM

16. No, plenty of them work very well

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but the cost of manufacture of a biological are generally much higher than for chemical production.

The profit margins on biological used to average 10%, while the margins for ag chemicals was 90%.

There is only so much people will pay for pest control agents. It is a sad fact that growing something always takes more effort than running chemical reactions.

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Response to Tumbulu (Reply #16)

Fri Oct 23, 2015, 02:00 AM

17. If they aren't commercially viable, then from a practical standpoint they don't work very well

I'm also pretty certain the numbers you are coming up with are completely manufactured kinda like what you are calling a fact.

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Response to Major Nikon (Reply #17)

Sat Oct 24, 2015, 12:23 AM

18. They work extremely well in the correct situations

and each biological insecticide has it's own unique correct situation. But they are, in general, more expensive to produce, and some have shorter shelf lives. Some must be kept in cold storage, there are many different biological pesticides. Each is unique. I worked in this industry for a few decades. Have you? But if they were more profitable, you would see a lot more of them in use.

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Response to forest444 (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 10:14 PM

3. You are sharing something special with this information.

I heard him on CBS "60 Minutes" already, and was astonished by his material, and his complete grasp of the subject.

Of course, as you have seen already, there are always wingers who are going to throw up all kinds of trash to keep the information from getting the attention, and scrutiny it deserves, but anyone who takes the time to even listen to the speech is getting TONS of food for thought.

So glad to see this post, forest444, absolultely had to stop and listen to the speech all over again because I simply could not pass up the opportunity.

This needs to be shared, and studied.

Thank you, so much.

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Response to forest444 (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 10:27 PM

4. the sooner, the better--buh=bye insane monsanto.

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Response to forest444 (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 10:30 PM

5. ...I don't know if it works on us

But i'd hate it if my pizza turned me into a Goomba.


His names not really Bowzer is it?

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Response to forest444 (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 10:42 PM

6. Anybody who can destroy Monsanto has a moral obligation to do so

Go for it, Mr. Stamets. If you become a billionaire, at least you will have earned it.

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Reply #6)

Tue Oct 27, 2015, 02:19 AM

20. +100

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Response to forest444 (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 10:56 PM

7. So why doesn't he sell it through his site?

 

I've bought mycelium from him. So why doesn't he at least sell some of the bug killer through his site Fungi Perfecti?

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Response to fasttense (Reply #7)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 11:17 PM

8. No doubt he is fighting the battle of his life to get public awareness for his breakthrough.

This article does mention Monsanto as a powerful enemy:

Mushroom-Based Natural Insecticide

Kim Robson April 3, 2015

A 2006 U.S. patent for a natural, mushroom-based insecticide has the power to significantly disrupt Monsanto’s lucrative chemical pesticide industry. The patent was awarded to the world’s leading mycologist, Paul Stamets, but has received very little media attention. Pesticide industry executives believe it could represent the most disruptive technology they have ever encountered. Disruptive, that is, to their bottom line profits.

It is now clear that chemical pesticides are causing detrimental effects to the environment, people, animals, Paul-Stametsplants and insects. RoundUp weedkiller has been found in air and water samples, making it virtually unavoidable. The loss of millions of pollinating bees to colony collapse disorder has been linked to the use of chemical pesticides. A growing number of countries, many in Europe, have banned Monsanto GMOs and pesticides.

Despite all their bad press, Monsanto made nearly $16 billion in 2014 for their shareholders, and they intend to keep that money flowing. A company that wealthy can buy a lot of political favors and resources, not to mention have the ability to suppress media stories that may be damaging to them, such as Stamets’ patent.

U.S. patent number 7,122,176 details how to use Mother Nature’s own defenses to prevent insects from destroying crops. These “bio-pesticides” (also called smart pesticides) provide a safe and environmentally friendly solution for controlling over 200,000 species of insects.

. . .

Stamets has applied for sixteen U.S. patents related to his findings in the field of mycology. Check out his website, Fungi Perfecti, where he offers high quality mushroom products for the home and garden.

http://green-mom.com/mushroom-based-natural-insecticide/#.VihUQOSFObw

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Response to fasttense (Reply #7)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 11:59 PM

13. He's said it would take $10 million to get it to market, so he's opened his patents to Australia.

I've bought from his site, too, but his patents, according to the U.S. Patent Office, constitute a paradigm change that might better be marketed globally, since markets are too tightly controlled here by big ag and biotechs to allow his competition.

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Response to ancianita (Reply #13)

Thu Oct 22, 2015, 05:18 PM

15. Thanks for the info.

 

I hope he does it. The current organic pesticides are not so efficient.

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Response to forest444 (Original post)

Tue Oct 27, 2015, 02:21 AM

21. Here are some powerful people who'll try to stop him...

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