PHP is a research-based company, remaining on the cutting edge of new technologies and of new and changing needs in the agricultural sector. PHP employs a team of full time, highly qualified scientists who are engaged in continuous research on both existing products and the development of new products.
Apart from the wealth of research experience of its directors and staff, PHP has the unique advantage of having strong links with the University of KwaZulu-Natal, specifically with the Discipline of Plant Pathology. This department has a strong biocontrol focus, with numerous postgraduate students working on the development of new biological control products.
PHP has also developed links, and is actively working, with many other research institutes working in the field of biocontrol.