Varada Agriculture

Harnessing nature’s biology for sustainable agriculture


Feeding the world using high-performing, eco-friendly crop protection solutions based on proprietary RNA technology.

Transforming pest management with cutting-edge RNA interference (RNAi) technology, we are committed to delivering top-tier, environmentally-friendly solutions. Our range of biodegradable products not only is safer for workers and consumers but also minimizes residue impact. We actively address crop loss and stay ahead of evolving pest challenges. Embark on this journey with us towards a sustainable, thriving future. Join us in creating a greener and more abundant tomorrow.

Environment Friendly


Tailored Solutions


Safe For Farm Workers


Targeted Pest Control

Jyoti Taneja
Founder | CEO | Board Member
Jyoti has 19 years of research experience in ag biotech space and has used RNAi technology in multiple crops to improve agriculture traits. As a project Scientist at University of California, Berkeley, she developed the RNAi technology to effectively control powdery mildew in grapes and led multiple field trials. She has experience working with plant fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens. Her academic journey includes a Ph.D. from NIPGR-JNU, India, followed by a Postdoc tenure at ICGEB, India. She has passion for developing products that directly benefit farmers and make positive impact on agriculture.
Kevin Hammil
Co - Founder | Chair | Board of Directors
With over 25 years of executive experience in crop protection, plant nutrition, chemistry, biology, and synthetic biology markets, Kevin is a seasoned professional offering valuable market and business insights. His expertise plays a pivotal role in steering strategic decision-making and scaling businesses within the agricultural sector. Leveraging an extensive network of connections, Kevin fosters valuable partnerships, catalyzing innovation and success in the agricultural industry.
Mary Wildermuth
Co - Founder | Chief Scientific Advisor | Board Member
With over 25 years of research experience in plant-microbe interactions utilizing molecular genetics and biochemical approaches, Mary is an accomplished professional. Currently serving as an Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, she has made significant contributions to the field through extensive research on the powdery mildew pathosystem. Mary earned her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and completed her Postdoc at Harvard Medical School.


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