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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. EVALUATING THE NUCLEUS ESTATE MODEL FOR HATCHERY-BASED PEARL FARMS ON REMOTE ATOLLS

    SBC: Black Pearls Inc            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands are extremely isolated rural communities, with limited opportunities, and attendant socio-economic ailments. The best opportunity for sustainable economic development is lucrative black pearl farming. This offers great potential, but wild oysters are scarce, and prospective local farmers lack necessary support. Our first commercial farm in Majuro ...

    SBIR Phase II 1999 Department of Agriculture
  2. First Triploidy in Tropical Bivalves: Can This Increase Profitability in Pearl Farms?

    SBC: Black Pearls Inc            Topic: N/A

    Triploidy offers an excellent opportunity for increased profitability and competitiveness of hatchery-based pearl farming in the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands and Hawaii, for little additional cost. Techniques developed in Phase I for inducing triploidy in black-lip pearl oysters (Pinctada margaritifera) using Cytochalasin B and 6-DMAP were very successful ? up to 100% in several cases. These ex ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Agriculture
  3. COMMERCIAL CULTURE OF STRIPED SNAKEHEAD (CHANNA STRIATUS)

    SBC: Hawaii Fish Company            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The striped snakehead or murrel is a highly prized foodfish in Asia. Several thousand metric tons of frozen snakeheads are imported annually to supply the existing demand for this fish by the domestic Asian seafood market. The striped snakehead was introduced to the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, in the early 1800s, where a small established population remains. The successfully completed Ph ...

    SBIR Phase II 1999 Department of Agriculture
  4. Commercial Culture of Asian Sea Bass (Lates Calcarifer)

    SBC: Hawaii Fish Company            Topic: N/A

    Objectives: Phase I research demonstrated the feasibility of rotifer production and enrichment, and day 1-15 larval rearing of Asian sea bass (Lates calcarifer) at an inland hatchery site in Hawaii. The overall objective of the Phase II research and development effort will be to remove all further technical impediments to the profitable culture of Asian sea bass in Hawaii. The specific technical o ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Agriculture
  5. Hawaii-Molokai Solar Sea Salt

    SBC: Hawaii Kai Salts            Topic: N/A

    HMSSS project focuses on the production of solar sea salt-leveraging sun, seawater, and wind resources-as the basis for commercial enterprises, jobs, and entrepreneurial opportunities for Molokai, an economically depressed community. The feasibility of HMSSS processes was clearly substantiated by Phase I test results, which showed that the processed products met FDA requirements. Phase II is the c ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Agriculture
  6. TARO IMPORT SUBSTITUTION: STRATEGIES FOR HAWAII'S AGRICULTURE

    SBC: Hawaii Taro Growers Hui            Topic: N/A

    Not Available Hawai'i's agriculture has been transforming in response to changing world conditions and competitiveness. No longer are sugar and pineapple plantation farming the mainstays of Hawai'i's agricultural economy. The focus now is on diversified and sustainable agriculture, taking place on small to medium size family- farms. These entrepreneurial farmers are providing new opportunities tow ...

    SBIR Phase II 1999 Department of Agriculture
  7. DEVELOPMENT OF PHOTO-ACTIVE DYES AS INSECTICIDES FOR FIRE ANTS

    SBC: Hilton Head Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The United State Department of Agricultural (USDA) and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) in conjunction with other Federal and State Organizations, have conducted a number of integrated pest management programs to eradicate various types of household pest including Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA). Recent programs have involved application of products such as Malat ...

    SBIR Phase II 1999 Department of Agriculture
  8. Magnetophoresis as Novel Means for Transgenesis

    SBC: Kuehnle AgroSystems Corporation            Topic: N/A

    1.Establish magnetophoresis gene transfer protocols for target crops; 2. Design and construct phenotype-specific gene vectors; 3. Produce commodity transgenic for novel flower color genes; 4. Produce commodity transplastomic for novel flower color genes; 5. Produce commodity transgenic for a daylength neutrality gene.

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Agriculture
  9. IMPACT OF CARBON DIOXIDE ENRICHMENT ON PLANT PRODUCTION IN AN ACCLIMATRON PROPAGATION SYSTEM

    SBC: SOUTHERN SUN BIOSYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The AcclimatronTM plant propagation technology patented by Clemson University minimizes the shock of transfer of plant tissue cultures from heterotrophic growth in the laboratory to photoautotrophic growth in natural sunlight. Southern Son Propagation Systems, Inc. (SoSun) has acquired exclusive license from Clemson University to manufacture AcclimatronTM Systems and to market them b ...

    SBIR Phase II 1999 Department of Agriculture
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