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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 April, 2020.

  1. Tilapia Marketing Initiative

    SBC: Aquaclear Environmental            Topic: N/A

    AquaClear's review of key market indicators for aquacultural products demonstrates that rapidly growing demand for tilapia--a premium food fish--will present significant opportunities for economic growth to U.S. aquacultural firms through the fiscal year 2025. Demand for this product will continue to outstrip supply, and far exceed lagging U.S. production. Foreign imports currently supply 60% of ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  2. Performance Evaluation of Five Strains of Striped Bass

    SBC: Aquafuture, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed project seeks to identify superior strains of striped bass by evaluating the progeny of five wild strains collected from a broad geographic range. The collections are designed to evaluate genetically distinct strains. In order to control for the effect of family differences, five families will be collected from each of the strains and their performance will be evaluated and compared ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  3. Assessment of Quality of Poultry Sperm

    SBC: BIOPORE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  4. Effects of Intratesticular Injection of Enzyme on Growth and Carcass Characteristics in Boars

    SBC: BIOPURE CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    Open surgical castration is a routine procedure on neonatal boars to prevent the offensive odor known as "boar taint" which is released when meat from affected animals is cooked. Castration produces a predictable incidence of side-effects including stress, hemorrhage, hernia, infection and mortality, which become more prevalent if castration is performed after weaning. Castration also produces a ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  5. A Parasite Food to Control Southern Pine Beetle

    SBC: Entopath, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project proposes to develop a feeding system for Southern Pine Beetle (SPB) hymenopterous parasites. This food, formulated to be applied in SPB infested southern pine forests, should increase the fecundity of adult SPB parasites thereby enhancing their ameliorating effects on the SPB population outbreaks. Natural enemies, including hymenopterous pa ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  6. Recovery of Iron Oxides from Polluted Coal Mine Drainage

    SBC: HEDIN ENVIRONMENTAL INC            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  7. Electron Disinfestation/Sterilization of Powders and Aggregates Using Pneumatic Transfer

    SBC: Medpack, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  8. INSTRUMENT TO MEASURE N2 FIXING AND NITROGENASE ACTION IN FIELD-GROWN LEGUMES

    SBC: Morgan Scientific, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    EXTENSIVE RESEARCH IS BEING CONDUCTED TO OPTIMIZE NITROGEN (N2) FIXATION RATE IN LEGUMINOUS CROPS, AND TO INTRODUCE N2-FIXING ABILITY INTO NONE-LEGUMINEOUS CROPS. THIS RESEARCH REQUIRES A METHOD TO CONDUCT CONTINUOUS, NININVASIVE MEASUREMENTS OF NITROGENASE ACTIVITY IN INTACT NODULATED ROOTS, PARTICULARLY IN FIELD STUDIES. CURRENTLY AVAILABLE METHODS ARE EITHER INHIBITORY OR ONLY PROVIDE MEASUREME ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Agriculture
  9. A REALISTIC APPROACH TO REDUCE COST AND IMPROVE EFFECTIVEN NESS OF GYPSY MOTH PARASITES IN IPM

    SBC: National Gypsy Moth Management            Topic: N/A

    LOSSES RESULTING FROM GYPSY MOTH IN THE NORTHEAST IN 1981 ALONE WERE $764,000.000. THIS PEST IS DISPERSING TO 500,000 ACRES PER YEAR INTO AREAS OF ITS PERFERRED FOOD, THE MID- ATLANTIC STATES. MORE THAN TEN ISOLATED INFESTATIONS HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES, INCLUDING CALIFORNIA, ORGON, AND WASHINGTON. PRELIMINARY EXPERIMENTS IN 1884 WITH A NEWLY IMPORTED PARAISTE, COSTESIA ME ...

    SBIR Phase II 1986 Department of Agriculture
  10. PREDICTIONS OF ROCK ANCHOR CAPACITIES BY UP-HOLE SEISMIC VELOCITY TECHNIQUES

    SBC: FOSTER-MILLER, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1986 Department of Agriculture

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