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SPLATverb, a Drop-In Technology to Manage the Mountain Pine Beetle

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2012-00174
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
8.1
Solicitation Number:
USDA-NIFA-SBIR-003497
Small Business Information
ISCA Technologies, Inc.
1230 W. Spring Street PO Box 5266 Riverside, CA 92517-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: SPLATverb, a Drop-In Technology to Manage the Mountain Pine Beetle
Agency: USDA
Contract: 2012-00174
Award Amount: $100,000.00
 

Abstract:

We are currently witnessing an unprecedented mountain pine beetle population expansion across North America, transforming some of our most productive pine forests into enormous wastelands composed of unhealthy and dead trees that contribute to the global greenhouse gas emissions. Currently there is little hope of stopping the spread of MPB before our pine forests are devastated. Scientists believe that if we are extremely lucky, very cold weather will slow the beetles, but they expect that expansion of the MPB will only come to a halt when their host plant is decimated. We at ISCA Technologies believe that it is our social responsibility to create viable tools to manage these bark beetles before they irrevocably modify the North American forest's structure, and SPLATverb is our response to this challenge.

Principal Investigator:

Agenor Mafra-Neto
951-686-5008
president@iscatech.com

Business Contact:

Annlok Yap
Business Director
951-686-5008
annlok.yap@iscatech.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

ISCA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
2060 CHICAGO AVE STE C2 Riverside, CA 92507-2347

EIN/Tax ID: 330732737
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No