UA project tackles challenge of making safer melon
The PI reports project progress on the CucCAP grant to the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture annually. Accession No. 1007605 Grant No. 2015-51181-24285 Project No. MICL05092 Proposal No. 2015-09260 Program CodeSCRI Project Start Date Sep 1, 2015 Project End Date Aug 31, 2019
Source: NIFA Invests $35 Million in Specialty Crop Research – VSC NEWS These projects include a Texas A&M University effort to enhance the sustainability and profitability of melon production in the United States, emphasizing consumer preferences and industry-driven needs.
The ipmPIPE is a mapping and forecasting system that was developed by NIFA and its land-grant partners, along with APHIS and RMA. The system provides a network of crop pest monitors (primarily Extension specialists) working together to find, report, and track key pests, pushing information to growers for responsible and timely treatments for each pest. […]