Special Research Grants Program Potato Breeding Research

 

The purpose of this grant program is to support potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) research programs that focus on varietal development and testing and potato varieties for commercial production. As used herein, varietal development and testing is research using conventional breeding and/or biotechnological genetics to develop improved potato varieties. Aspects of evaluation, screening and testing must support variety development.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
USDA-NIFA-SRGP-005697
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Office: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Grant
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Applications may only be submitted by State agricultural experiment stations, land-grant colleges and universities, research foundations established by land-grant colleges and universities, colleges and universities receiving funds under the Act of October 10, 1962, as amended (16 USC 582a et seq.), and accredited schools or colleges of veterinary medicine.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Deadlines
04/13/2016
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
NIFA Help Desk
Phone: 202-401-5048
Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays
Website Address
http://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/potato-breeding-research
E-mail Address
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Financial Information
Obligations
$1,850,000.00