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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. LOW-COST CERAMIC MEMBRANES FOR FOOD PROCESSING

    SBC: Ceramem Corporation            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Agriculture
  4. A FLOW-SHAPING SLUICE GATE FOR MEASURING AND CONTROLLING WATER FLOW

    SBC: Deerfield Controls            Topic: N/A

    IN THE UNITED STATES, AGRICULTURE ACCOUNTS FOR OVER 80 PERCENT OF THE TOTAL ANNUAL WATER CONSUMPTION. GROWING METROPOLITAN AREAS ARE PLACING NEW DEMANDS ON EXISTING WATERRESOURCES, REQUIRING THAT AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION SYSTEMS BEAS EFFICIENT AS POSSIBLE. TO HELP OPTIMIZE THE FLOW DELIVERY OF IRRIGATION SYSTEMS, A COST-EFFECTIVE, ACCURATE FLOW-MEASURING SLUICE GATE FOR CANALSIDE TURNOUT METERING A ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Agriculture
  5. DETECTION OF ERYTHROMYCIN IN ANIMAL-DERIVED PRODUCTS

    SBC: Hybrivet Systems Inc            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Agriculture
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. PREDICTIONS OF ROCK ANCHOR CAPACITIES BY UP-HOLE SEISMIC VELOCITY TECHNIQUES

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

    A METHOD OF ESTABLISHING THE HOLDING CAPACITY OF ROCK ANCHORS IS PROPOSED. THE TECHNIQUE INVOLVES IMPROVED ELECTRONICS TO ESTABLISH UP-HOLD SEISMIC PROFILES. THESE VELOCITIES WOULD PROVIDE A QUANTIFIABLE METHOD OF DESIGNING ANCHORAGES IN COMPLEX STRATIGRAPHIES AND FRACTURED CONDITIONS SUCH AS COMMONLY FOUND IN CABLE LOGGING OPERATIONS. THE SYSTEM, OPERABLE BY A LAY LOGGER, WOULD ALLOW UTILIZATION ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Agriculture
  9. 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
  10. OVER-THE-HORIZON DATA/VIDEO LINKS FOR RURAL AREAS

    SBC: Signatron Technology Corp.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL INVESTIGATES AN EXTENDED LINE-OF-SIGHT RADIO TECHNIQUE FOR LOW-COST DATA AND VIDEO LINKING OF RURAL ORGANIZATIONS AND PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS. EFFECTIVE RURAL WIDEBAND COMMUNICATIONS ARE OFTEN HAMPERED BY THE DIFFICULTY OF OBTAINING RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR CABLES AND/OR BY THE COST OF LEASED LINES OR SATELLITE CHANNELS. DIRECT RADIO LINKS WOULD BE ATTRACTIVE DUE TO THEIR NON-INTRUSIVE NATURE, P ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Agriculture

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