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  1. Electro Immunsensor to Detect Agricultural Chemicals

    SBC: ALDERON BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Agriculture
  2. COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR FORECASTING INSECT PEST POPULATION PROBLEMS

    SBC: Applied Biomathematics Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT PROPOSES TO DEVELOP AN OBJECTIVE METHODOLOGY FOR FORECASTING INSECT PEST POPULATION ABUNDANCES AND TO IMPLEMENT THIS METHODOLOGY AS AN INTERACTIVE COMPUTER SOFTWARE PACKAGE. FOR AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST INSECT PESTS WE CAN GENERALLY OBTAIN ESTIMATES OF THEIR POPULATION ABUNDANCE OVER TIME. THESE DATA ARE USUALLY COLLECTED BY DIRECT SAMPLING, PHEROMONE TRAPS, OR ESTIMATES BASED ON DAMAG ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Agriculture
  3. A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO THE PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS FOR HYBRID VIGOR

    SBC: Biosystems Technologies Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE PHYSIOLOGICAL-THERMODYNAMIC BASIS FOR HYBRID VIGOR (YIELD HETEROSIS) IN CORN AND OTHER CROPS IS NOT PRESENTLY KNOWN. THUS, DEVELOPMENT AND SELECTION OF INBRED LINES FOR HYBRID VIGOR RELIES ON GENERAL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HETEROTIC GROUPS, NUMEROUS CROSSES, AND EXTENSIVE FIELD TESTS TO ACHIEVE THE INDUSTRY AVERAGE OF 1 TO 2 BU/ACRE/YR INCREASE IN YIELD. EACH COMMERCIAL HYBRID MAY COST FROM $1.2 TO $ ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Agriculture
  4. EXPERT SYSTEM SHELL, MULTIPURPOSE LAND INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR RURAL GOVERNMENTS

    SBC: Drake Environmental            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Agriculture
  5. SHEEP DAIRYING: AN EMPLOYMENT AND REVENUE GENERATING OPPORTUNITY FOR RURAL AREAS

    SBC: HOLLOW ROAD FARMS INC            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Agriculture
  6. SORTING POTATOES INTO SEVERAL DENSITY GROUPS

    SBC: Sorting Technology            Topic: N/A

    THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE DENSITY OF POTATOES AND COOKINGQUALITY HAS BEEN KNOWN FOR A LONG TIME. THE MOST DENSE POTATOES HAVE THE MOST TASTE AND THE HIGHEST DRY MATTER CONTENT. DENSITY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN POTATOES OF VARIOUS QUALITIES ARE SMALL AND UNTIL TO-DATE THERE IS NO COMMERCIALMETHOD FOR THEIR SORTING. IT IS PROPOSED FOR DENSITY SORTING POTATOES INTO SEVERAL DENSITY GROUPS TO USE DRY MET ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Agriculture
  7. AUTOMATIC EGG INJECTION MACHINE

    SBC: Embrex            Topic: N/A

    THE U.S. POULTRY INDUSTRY ADMINISTERS ABOUT 21 BILLION DOSE UNITS OF VACCINES YEARLY. THESE VACCINATIONS ARE GIVEN TO TO DAY-OLD BIRDS FOR SEVERAL VIRAL AND BACTERIAL DISEASES, AND SUBSEQUENT VACCINATIONS TO GROWING AND ADULT CHICKENS ANAND TURKEYS. ADDITIONALLY, 170 MILLION TURKEY EMBRYOS R RECEIVE ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENT. THE WORLDWIDE POULTRY DRUG VACCINE MARKET REPRESENTS OVER $500 MILLION PR YEA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Agriculture
  8. A SALMONELLA ORAL VECTOR AS VACCINE CANDIDATE FOR POULTRY

    SBC: Praxis Biologics Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE IMMUNOLOGICAL CONTROL OF VARIOUS DISEASES OF COMMERCIAL CHICKENS HAS BEEN ESSENTIAL TO THE ECONOMIC VIABILITY OF THEINDUSTRY. COCCIDIOSIS IS A GASTROINTESTINAL PROTOZOAL DISEASE OF CHICKENS WHICH IS ESTIMATED TO RESULT IN ANNUAL ECONOMIC LOSSES TO THE INDUSTRY OF $300 MILLION. BECAUSE NO WIDELY ACCEPTED VACCINE IS AVAILABLE, THE INDUSTRY HAS BEEN FORCED TO RELY ON COCCIDIOSTAT DRUGS WHICHHAVE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Agriculture
  9. IMPORTREPLACEMENT-A COST EFFECTIVE RURAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

    SBC: Thoma Ltd            Topic: N/A

    THROUGH THE INTRODUCTION OF AN INFORMATION SYSTEM, RURAL GOVERNMENTS MAY EFFECTIVELY INITIATE SUCCESSFUL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES CURRENTLY BEING EMPLOYED ARE NOT SUCCESSFUL IN ASSISTING RURAL ECONOMIES AND ARE EXTREMELY COSTLY. PROGRESSIVE STRATEGIES WHICH ARE MORE COST EFFECTIVE AND CUSTOM DESIGNEDTO ADDRESS RURAL NEEDS MUST BE INTRODUCED. ONE SUCH STRATEGY I ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Agriculture
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