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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. Commercialization of a Rapid Field Test to Measure Vitamin A in Fortified Foods

    SBC: Craft Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The overall objective for this proposal is to prepare the CRAFTi, a portable fluorometer, for commercial production including finalized extraction methods and kits for fortified sugar, rice, flour, and milk. This will include accessories, packaging and a marketing/distribution plan. Specific objectives for this proposal include: 1)Refined modifications to the CRAFTi fluorometer. a)Evaluate type an ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Agriculture
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOR RURAL ADULTS

    SBC: Training & Development            Topic: N/A

    THE CRISIS STATE OF RURAL ECONOMIES HAS BEEN WELL DOCU- MENTED. FAMILY FARMS AND TRADITIONAL AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIESARE IN DECLINE. IN THE SOUTH, THE REQUIREMENTS OF MECHANIZEDMANUFACTURING AND SERVICE INDUSTRIES HAVE HIGHLIGTED A PROB-LEM OF STAGGERING PROPORTIONS: ONLY HALF OF THE ADULTS 25 AND OVER HAVE RECEIVED HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS AND MANY ARE FUNCTIONALLY ILLITERATE. THEY CONSTITUTE A WORKFO ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Agriculture
  5. PHYLLOSPHERE MICROCLIMATE WITH MICROPCMS TO IMPROVE MYCOHERBICIDES

    SBC: Triangle Research and Development Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Not Available This program would further investigate the use of microencapsulated water and PCM materials to regulate the phyllosphere microclimate on plants for mycoherbicides (biological herbicides). The targeted mycoherbicide will be Colletotrichum malvarum on prickly sida (Sida spinosa). Phase I results demonstrated that microH2O and microPCM capsules could enhance moisture and temperature con ...

    SBIR Phase II 1999 Department of Agriculture
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