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Enhanced-throughput Quantification of Rhizoctonia and Pythium DNA in soil…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
99263
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2010-00285
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
8.2
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
WESTERN LABORATORIES, INC.
211 W HIGHWAY 95 Parma, ID 83660-5519
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Enhanced-throughput Quantification of Rhizoctonia and Pythium DNA in soil samples
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $73,598.00
 

Abstract:

Soilborne fungal pathogens Rhizoctonia and Pythium are major yield limiting factors in cereal production systems in the Pacific Northwest with an estimated $101 million loss per year due to th ese pathogens. The expected outcome is a more effective management system for these pathogens that provides risk models to the grower clientele. This will allow growers to choose disease resistant varieties according to the information through the growers risk advisory.

Principal Investigator:

Harry Kreeft
Nematologist/plant pathologist
1208722656
harry@westernlaboratories.com

Business Contact:

harry kreeft
nematologist/plant pathologist
1208722656
harry@westernlaboratories.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

WESTERN LABORATORIES, INC.
211 W HIGHWAY 95 Parma, ID 83660

EIN/Tax ID: 820304966
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No