Growing, Evaluating and Marketing Seed Potatoes in China

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: 2005-33610-16315
Agency Tracking Number: 2003-00598
Amount: $296,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
P.O. Box 100558, Anchorage, AK, 99510
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Smith
 (907) 222-4032
Business Contact
 David Smith
Title: President
Phone: (907) 222-4032
Research Institution
A China has not permitted the importation of USA seed potatoes in over 19 years and signed a new Potato Protocol in 2003. B We must obtain a Chinese Provincial Variety Evaluation to comply with the current China Seed Law. C We have 10 USA potato varieties under a preliminary evaluation by Chinese Scientists in China's Region I in NE China. China and USA signed a new POTATO PROTOCOL in 2003 to permit the importation of Certified Seed-Potatoes. A This project evaluates several USA potato varieties at both the Provincial and National level as required by current China Seed Law. B A survey of both seed-potato pricing and government management practices in China's Region I will determine where our USA certified seed-potatoes are competitively priced.

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