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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. MEMBRANE-BASED PROCESS FOR DEBITTERING CITRUS JUICE

    SBC: BEND RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    A MAJOR PROBLEM IN THE CITRUS INDUSTRY WORLD-WIDE IS THE FORMATION OF BITTERNESS IN CITRUS JUICES WITHIN HOUR AFTER EXTRACTION FROM THE FRUIT. THE PRIMARY CAUSE OF THE "DELAYED BITTERNESS" IS THE FORMATION OF AN INTENSELY BITTERGROUP OF COMPOUNDS CALLED LIMONOIDS, PRINCIPALLY LIMONIN ANDNOMILIN. MUCH RESEARCH HAD BEEN DIRECTED TOWARD FINDING MEANS TO PRE-VENT THE FORMATION OF LIMONIN PRECURSORS PR ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Agriculture
  2. AUTOMATED INFILTROMETER FOR DETERMINATION OF SOIL HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES

    SBC: Flugstad Engineering            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The ability to measure the hydraulic infiltration and permeability properties of soils and various geotechnical materials is a growing need in science and engineering with the increased emphasis on groundwater quality protection, water conservation, erosion control and other water relevant issues. These measurements have classically been performed on soils using various forms of infi ...

    SBIR Phase II 1999 Department of Agriculture
  3. INTEGRATED FOREST RESOURCE PLANNING UNDER CONSTRAINTS

    SBC: Forest Biometrics            Topic: N/A

    Not Available The objective for this Phase II are to: 1) Develop a common approach to build forest management plans for long-term planning that integrate vegetation, wildfire, hydrology, topography and environmental parameters. 2) Document this approach through hands-on sample databases that include appropriate overlays of vegetation, roads, streams, topography and land use. 3) Create a user en ...

    SBIR Phase II 1999 Department of Agriculture
  4. 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
  5. A HIGH TECHNOLOGY VERMICOMPOSTING REACTOR: PRODUCT TESTING AND COMMERCIALIZATION

    SBC: Oregon Soil Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Not Available Disposal of organic wastes, including animal, food garden and industrial wastes, is expensive and can create environmental problems. High technology vermicomposting systems can convert such wastes into valuable horticultural growth media or soil amendments. The value of these to the horticultural industry was demonstrated clearly in Phase I research. The Oregon Soil Corporation has o ...

    SBIR Phase II 1999 Department of Agriculture
  6. 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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