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PLODIA INTERPUNCTELLA 6

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
4630
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
4630
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Microgenesys Inc.
400 Frontage Rd W Haven, CT 06516
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: PLODIA INTERPUNCTELLA 6
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE INDIAN MEAL MOTH (IMM), PLODIA INTERPUNCTELLA (HUBNER), IS A STORED PRODUCTS PEST OF WORLDWIDE IMPORTANCE. DUE TO ITS INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE, IMM HAS BECOME DIFFICULT TO CON TROL. A GRANULOSIS VIRUS (PIGV) HAS SHOWN CONSIDERABLE POTENTIAL IN CONTROLLING IMM. MICROGENESYS,INC. PROPOSES TO CONDUCT EXPERIMENTS TO INVESTIGATE THE COMMERCIAL APPLICATION OF PIGV. THE MOST ECONOMICAL METHOD OF PIGV PR PRODUCTION IS IN THE INSECT HOST. THEREFORE, MASS-REARING TECHNIQUES AND METHODS TO MAXIMIZE VIRUS YIELD WILL BE DEVELOPED. BIOASSAY METHODS, MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION, EFFICACY, AND STORAGE LIFE OF DIFFERENT FORMULATIONS WILL ALL BE THOROUGHLY TESTED.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

Dr. John D. Knell
Small Business Information at Submission:

Microgenesys Inc.
400 Frontage Rd West Haven, CT 06516

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No