a) The development or adaptation of integrated pest management tactics and technologies that would address specific pest problems in both pre- and post-harvest systems
b) The adaptation, evaluation, and demonstration of the effectiveness of modified or alternative integrated pest management tactics and technologies, including products of genetic engineering, biological organisms, biological pesticides, new chemical pesticides, and cultural practices
c) The execution of field demonstration programs and a detailed description of how anticipated results can be economically and effectively integrated into production systems for individual crops.
To support the realization of these objectives, NIFA is prepared to administer funds in the amount of $1,400,000 to worthy applicants who can manifest the ability to successfully carry out the responsibilities covered under the program guidelines.
NIFA will be accepting proposals and applications from State agricultural experiment stations, institutions of higher education such as colleges and universities, research establishments and organizations, federal government agencies, private organizations and corporations, as well as capable individuals.
Collaboration from the aforementioned eligible applicants are also encouraged by NIFA but they have stipulated that they won't be allowing applications from scientists affiliated with non-United States organizations.
The United States Department of Agriculture, the mother agency funding the Special Research Grants Program - Pest Management Alternatives, is the nation's leader in consistent and unrelenting anti-hunger efforts which are mostly done through product safety and conservation initiatives.
Special Research Grants Program - Pest Management Alternatives
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