Benson Hill and Phenome Networks partner to accelerate plant breeding


In Missouri, Benson Hill Biosystems announced a strategic collaboration with Phenome Networks to offer a combined system to further accelerate plant breeding. This partnership marries the extensive breeding management capabilities of the PhenomeOne software with the predictive analytics and machine learning capabilities of Benson Hill’s CropOS computational platform.

“This collaboration provides our partners with seamless access to the best breeding management software available, namely PhenomeOne, further empowering them to leverage CropOS to accelerate product development,” said Matthew Crisp, CEO and co-founder of Benson Hill Biosystems. “The team at Phenome Networks shares our vision to empower a diverse community of innovators to unlock the global genetic potential of plants to benefit people and our planet.”

By providing an integrated workflow, users can utilize one system to manage their breeding populations, test plots and phenotype data gathering, with user-friendly applications that will supply them with season-to-season insight on which lines to advance.