Potato Breeding Research

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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.
Federal Grant Title: Potato Breeding Research
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-SRGP-006734
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.200
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 21st, 2019
Original Application Deadline: May 21st, 2019
Posted Date: March 21st, 2019
Creation Date: March 21st, 2019
Archive Date: June 20th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $2,250,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $900,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $130,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 21st, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional 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 1962 McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Act, Pub. L. 87-778, as amended (16 U.S.C. 582a et seq.), and accredited schools or colleges of veterinary medicine
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