NSF - NIFA Plant Biotic Interactions Program

Program:
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)

The Plant Biotic Interactions (PBI) program supports research on the processes that mediate beneficial and antagonistic interactions between plants and their viral, bacterial, oomycete, fungal, plant, and invertebrate symbionts, pathogens and pests. This joint NSF-NIFA program supports projects focused on current and emerging model and non-model systems and agriculturally relevant plants.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply:
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, For-profit Organizations Other Than Small Businesses, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Individuals, Native American Tribal Orgs, not Federally recognized Tribal Governments, Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than Institutions of Higher Ed, Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than Institutions of Higher Ed, Other or Additional Information (See below), Private Institutions of Higher Ed, Small Business, State Agricultural Experiment Stations, State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
More Information on Eligibility:
The list above is abbreviated. Others may be eligible to apply. For additional information, please refer to the eligibility information within Section IV of the Request for Applications (RFA).

Important Dates

Posted Date:
Friday, April 14, 2017
Closing Date:
Friday, September 1, 2017

Additional Information

For More Information Contact:
Ann E. Lichens-Park
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number:
NSF 17-551
CFDA number:
10.310
Abstracts of Funded Projects:
Read the Abstracts
Estimated Total Program Funding:
$6,000,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
none