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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering For Field

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    The use of sub-therapeutic concentrations of anti-microbial agents in animal feed has contributed to theproductivity of the U.S. meat and dairy industries by preventing infectious diseases, by decreasing theamount of feed required and by increasing the rate of animal weight gain. However, failure to observerecommended practices of drug withdrawal can result in concentrations of antibiotic residue ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Agriculture
  2. Development Of A Ready-to-assemble

    SBC: Blue Ridge Timberwrights            Topic: N/A

    The ready-to-assemble (RTA) construction system is a new method for assembling wood structuresbuilt from the following engineered wood products: parallel strand lumber (PSL), laminated strandlumber (LSL), and laminated veneer lumber (LVL). The RTA system is designed for rapid assemblyby small crews of unskilled labor using common hand tools. The design of the RTA systemincorporates engineered w ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Agriculture
  3. A Multiple Antigen Direct Elisa For Diagnosing

    SBC: Commonwealth Biotechnologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Equine infectious anemia virus (EIAV) is a retrovirus that causes a chronic infection in horses. In theabsence of a vaccine, the control of this disease depends on the diagnosis and elimination of infectedhorses. Currently approved diagnostic procedures utilize agar gel diffusion (AGID), or enzyme-linkedimmunosorbant (ELISA) methodologies to detect antibodies against the virus in horse sera as e ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Agriculture
  4. Gravel Mulch Buffers

    SBC: Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Water quality and soil erosion are high priority issues for U.S. agriculture. In more humid areas of theU.S., vegetation filter strips have proven to be an effective method of reducing erosion and improvingwater quality. Filter strips are less effective in the West due to sparser vegetation and more variablerainfall. In addition, establishment of vegetation is more difficult in many western wat ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Agriculture
  5. An Ultrasonic Sensor System For Bacterially

    SBC: Industrial Measurement Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A major problem in the hardwood lumber industry is the loss of production as the result of theformation of splits, checks, or ring failure during kiln drying. A primary cause of these drying defectsis the degradation of the green lumber as a result of bacterial infection. The optimum drying scheduleis dependent on the initial quality of the green lumber. Unfortunately, it is currently not possi ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Agriculture

    SBC: Lineguard, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The infestation of crawling insect vermin can cause severe economic losses in citrus and other fruit and nut trees, nursery stock and ornamentals. The red imported fire ants (RIFA) in particular are responsible for damage and death of young citrus tree in the major U.S. citrus growing regions. RIFA freed on bark and cambium to obtain sap, girdling and often killing trees. Fire ants and other ants ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Agriculture
  7. Efficacy Of Solar-powered Electrocutor/

    SBC: Olson Products, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Commercial livestock, as a group, are attacked by a complex of arthropod ectoparasites. The dairyindustry is no exception. Two species of filth fly pests that occur on this commodity group are houseflies and stable flies. Stable flies are fierce biters and have been shown to reduce milk production 40-60%. House flies are public health nuisances that can transmit a variety of diseases to humans ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Agriculture
  8. Integrate And Develop The Natural Endod

    SBC: Prolong Water Service Corp.            Topic: N/A

    Experiments using a static bioassay system as a basis to develop a focal control method forDreissena illustrates the potential usefulness of the plant molluscicides, Lemmatoxins, fromPhytolacca dodecandra or Endod. Endod at a dose higher than 15mg/L is lethal to adult zebramussels, while a lower dose prevents their adhesion and aggregation. Since Endod plant havebeen successfully grown as monocu ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Agriculture
  9. Activated Carbons From Pecan Shells:

    SBC: Rio Grande Environmental            Topic: N/A

    This project addresses two problems of environmental and economic importance to New Mexico.The first problem is the value-added utilization of pecan shells, and agricultural waste from oneof New Mexico's most important crops. The second problem is the need to remove metal andorganic contaminants of environmental concern from wastewater produced by some of NewMexico's economically important indust ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Agriculture
  10. Identification Of Native Plants With

    SBC: Understory, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The goal of this proposal is to determine what non-timber forest products and forest practiceshave potential for enhancing the economic benefit to owners of small forests in Southeast Ohio.The researchers will 1) identify promising non-timber forest crops that can be harvested inconjunction with existing steward-ship practices, 2) identify marketing options for the cropschosen, and 3) determine th ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Agriculture
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