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The Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program (ECDRE)

$15,000,000

deadline:

01/29/21
Geographic Area

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The Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program (ECDRE)

$15,000,000

deadline:

01/29/21
Geographic Area

Description

NIFA requests pre-applications for the ECDRE program for fiscal year 2021 to address priorities identified by the Citrus Disease Sub-committee (CDS) of the National Agricultural Research, Education, Extension and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board through projects that integrate research and extension activities and use systems-based, trans-disciplinary approaches to provide solutions to U.S. citrus growers. The overarching goals and desired outcomes for the ECDRE program are:To combat Huanglongbing (HLB) and its disease complex in order to continue to be able to farm citrus in a financially sustainable way through collaborative approaches and knowledge;Transition from component-focused research to deploying research outcomes and conclusions on farms; andEncourage research teams to bring knowledge together to find grower solutions to combat and prevent HLB infection. Grant

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  • Others

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