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a) Reducing Production Constraints from Soil Borne Pathogens - Soil borne pathogen pressure on common bean is considered a significant constraint to common bean production. Such pathogens and associated root rots already reduce production in areas with high rainfall, and as instances of rainfall increases, the issue is deemed to be more limiting.

b) Improving Transformation Technologies in Common Bean - The process of successful transformation of common bean has always been very much limited. The program organizers perceive that the development new methodologies and approaches in the area of transformation technology is very much essential in removing the roadblocks to transformation.

To support the activities that are covered under the Common Bean Productivity Research for Global Food Security Competitive Grants Program, the National Institutes of Food and Agriculture is set to administer funds in the amount of $4,500,000.

The institutions and organizations who will be deemed eligible to submit an application under this program are the following:

a) State governments

b) County governments

c) City or township governments

d) Independent school districts

e) Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

f) Federally recognized Native American tribal governments

g) Nonprofit organizations

h) Small businesses

i) For-profit organizations other than small businesses

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