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SPLAT BASE: A Revolutionary Attract And Kill Technology To Effectively Manage…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
99222
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2010-00306
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
8.2
Solicitation Number:
N/A
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: 2010
Title: SPLAT BASE: A Revolutionary Attract And Kill Technology To Effectively Manage Orchard Pests
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $90,000.00
 

Abstract:

Conventional insecticide products are still the foundation of pest control in pome fruit production on the east coast. The insecticide landscape is changing rapidly with increasingly restricted use due to regulatory and consumer demands. Rapid suburban growth encroaches on pome production areas placing extra stress on small and medium producers. Insect sex pheromones mediate long-distance mate-finding. Mating disruption of fruit pests in the US is at a juncture where its efficacy and reliability need to be significantly improved if eastern fruit production regions are to rely on this tactic as a primary control. Here we propose a more effective use of pheromone, instead of as an attractant that, in conjunction with small doses of a toxicant, eliminates attracted males from the mating pool.

Principal Investigator:

Agenor Mafra-Neto
CEO, President
9516865008
president@iscatech.com

Business Contact:

Annlok Yap
VP Business Director
9516865008
annlok.yap@iscatech.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

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

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