Potato Breeding Research

Program:
Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics Programs

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.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply:
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, Other or Additional Information (See below), State Agricultural Experiment Stations
More 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.

Important Dates

Posted Date:
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Closing Date:
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Additional Information

For More Information Contact:
Jeffrey Steiner
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number:
USDA-NIFA-SRGP-006204
CFDA number:
10.200
Abstracts of Funded Projects:
Read the Abstracts
Previous fiscal year(s) RFA:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
$1,850,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
100 percent (%) match required