Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Pre-Applications

Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture
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USDA-NIFA-SCRI-007952

The purpose of the SCRI program is to address the critical needs of the specialty crop industry by awarding grants to support research and extension that address key challenges of national, regional, and multi-state importance in sustaining all components of food and agriculture, including conventional and organic food production systems. Projects must address at least one of five focus areas:Research in plant breeding, genetics, genomics, and other methods to improve crop characteristicsEfforts to identify and address threats from pests and diseases, including threats to specialty crop pollinatorsEfforts to improve production efficiency, handling and processing, productivity, and profitability over the long term (including specialty crop policy and marketing)New innovations and technology, including improved mechanization and technologies that delay or inhibit ripeningMethods to prevent, detect, monitor, control, and respond to potential food safety hazards in the production efficiency,handling and processing of specialty crops.
Categories: Agriculture.

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Posted

Post Expires

Application Deadline

Type

Fellowships

Reference Number

USDA-NIFA-SCRI-007952

United States