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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.

Dates may vary. Please see RFA for exact details.

Eligibility
1862 Land-Grant Institutions
1890 Land-Grant Institutions
1994 Land-Grant Institutions
Other or Additional Information (See below)
More Information on 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.

Posted Date
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Closing Date
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Funding Opportunity Number
USDA-NIFA-SRGP-008078
Assistance Listing Number
10.200
Previous Fiscal Year RFA
Attachment Size
FY '19 Potato Research-REVISED (171.93 KB) 171.93 KB
Estimated Total Program Funding
$2,560,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement
None
Range of Awards
$130,000 - $900,000
Percent of Applications Funded
66%
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