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Special Research Grants Program: Potato Research

Post Date

March 26th 2009

Application Due Date

April 27th 2009

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)


Funding Activity Categories

Food and Nutrition
Natural Resources

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories

Public and State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education

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 U.S.C. 582a et seq.), and accredited schools or colleges of veterinary medicine. IMPORTANT! See RFA for specific eligibility requirements.


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $0 - $900000

Grant Description

The purpose of this grant program is to support potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) research that focuses on varietal development/testing and whose output will be or include potato varieties. As used herein, varietal development/testing is research using traditional and biotechnological genetics to develop improved potato variety(ies). Aspects of evaluation, screening and testing must support or complement the development of improved varieties.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Agriculture

  • Office:


  • Agency Contact:

    CSREES Help Desk
    Phone: 202-401-5048
    Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET.

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    CSREES Help Desk

  • Agency Email Address:

  • More Information:

    Potato Research RFA

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