Commercial Potential Ranking and Small Pilot-scale Testing of Biological Agents Active in Reducing New Pink Rot Infections in Storage Grant uri icon



  • 1) Rank newly discovered antagonists of pink rot from bioprospecting program for amenability to both economical production and efficacy in laboratory tests when produced using commercially tenable liquid culture protocols. 2) Assay highly ranked, superior biocontrol candidates identified in Objective 1 alone or in combination with pesticides in small pilot-scale tests under commercial potato storage conditions with University of Idaho collaborators in Kimberly, Idaho.

date/time interval

  • July 7, 2009 - May 31, 2012

sponsor award ID

  • 3620-22410-011-06S