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Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD)

Awards: 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Fiscal Year 2012 Awards

Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD)
Award # Principal Investigator Institution Title Total Award ($) Total Duration (Yrs)
1212591 Dvorak, Jan University of California – Davis
North Dakota State University*
Wheat Research Institute, Pakistan*
Soil Salinity Research Institute, Pakistan*
BREAD: Development of Novel Salt-tolerant Forage and Cereal Crops $1,104,016 3
1212576 Fondong, Vincent Delaware State University
German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Germany*
BREAD: Engineering Broad-spectrum Resistance Against Multiple Geminiviruses and Cassava Brown Streak Viruses Using Synthetic Trans-acting Small Interfering RNA (tasiRNA) $1,077,824 3
1201943  Grunwald, Sabine University of Florida
International Crops Research Institute for the Semiarid Tropics (ICRISAT), India*
Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada
EAGER: Development of a Geospatial Soil-Crop Inference Engine for Smallholder Farmers $292,033 2
1212623 Nziguheba, Generose Columbia University
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria*
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya
BREAD: Assessing, Understanding and Targeting Non-responsive Soils for Improved Crop Production in Smallholder Farms in Sub-Saharan Africa $1,148,136 3

* Subawardee

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Fiscal Year 2011 Awards

Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD)
Award # Principal Investigator Institution Title Total Award ($) Total Duration (Yrs)
1109882 Chan, Simon University of California - Davis
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Colombia*
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Uganda*
BREAD: Fast Breeding for Slow Cycling Crops: Doubled Haploids in Cassava and Banana/Plantain $1,280,145 3
1110080 Fei, Zhangjun Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
International Potato Center (CIP), Peru*
BREAD: Determining the Pan-African Sweet Potato Virome: Understanding Virus Diversity, Distribution and Evolution and their Impacts on Sweet Potato Production in Africa $700,196 3
1109989 Gray, Stewart USDA-ARS/Cornell University
University of Washington*
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria*
USDA-ARS/Clemson University*
BREAD: Novel Biomarkers that Rapidly Identify Insect Populations that are Efficient Vectors of Circulative Plant Viruses $868,896 3
1110050 Hanley-Bowdoin, Linda North Carolina State University
Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute (MARI), Tanzania*
National Crops Resource Research Institute (NaCCRI-NARO), Uganda*
BREAD: Functional Analysis of DNA Satellites Associated with Cassava Mosaic Disease $878,951 3
1110151 Vashee, Sanjay J. Craig Venter Institute
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya*
National Institute for Agronomy Research (INRA), Bordeaux, France*
BREAD: Toward Development of a Vaccine for Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP) $2,226,233 3

* Subawardee

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Fiscal Year 2010 Awards

Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD)
Award # Principal Investigator Institution Title Total Award ($) Total Duration (Yrs)
0965346 Barlow, John University of Vermont
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark*
Plum Island Animal Disease Center*
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya*
BREAD: A Modern Approach Towards Developing Vaccines for Critical Bovine Diseases Impacting Smallholder Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa $1,980,782 3
0965342 Buckler, Edward Cornell University/USDA-ARS
University of South Carolina*
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Patancheru, Hyderabad, India*
CIMMYT, Nairobi, Kenya
BREAD: Platform, Pipeline, and Analytical Tools for Next Generation Genotyping to Serve Breeding Efforts in Africa $1,697,331 3
0965531 Cook, Douglas University of California-Davis
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Patancheru, Hyderabad, India*
BREAD: Overcoming the Domestication Bottleneck for Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation in Legumes $1,750,340 3
0965420 Dellaporta, Stephen Yale University
University of Rhode Island*
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)*
BREAD: Hybrid Technologies for Heterosis in Rice and Related Cereals $1,738,505 3
0965533 Gill, Kulvinder Washington State University
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point*
Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India *
BREAD: An Alternate Dwarfing Gene System to Improve Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Cereals $1,564,486 3
0965429 Huang, Li Montana State University
CIMMYT, Nairobi, Kenya*
CSIRO Plant Industry-Black Mountain, Australia *
Chinese Academy of Sciences*
BREAD: Inactivating Rust Resistance Suppressors to Unlock Multiple Defense Responses in Wheat $1,325,220 3
0965336 Lehmann, Johannes Cornell University
University of California-Irvine*
World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya*
BREAD: Biochar Inoculants for Enabling Smallholder Agriculture $1,609,017 3
0965380 Lynch, Jonathan Pennsylvania State University
University of Wisconsin-Madison*
Bunda College of Agriculture, Malawi*
BREAD: Improving Water Acquisition in Maize with Root Traits that Reduce the Metabolic Cost of Soil Exploration $1,627,140 3
0965413 Raper, Jayne New York University School of Medicine
Michigan State University*
University of Edinburgh*
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya*
BREAD: Basic Mechanisms Underlying Species-Specific Trypanosome Resistance $2,087,165 3
0965511 Roland, Kenneth    Arizona State University BREAD: Investigation of Attenuation Strategies to Enable

Development of a Live Fowl Typhoid Vaccine
$640,381 3
0965121 St. Leger, Raymond University of Maryland-College Park
University of California-Riverside*
BREAD: Towards Biological Control of Insect Oil Palm Pests $525,681 3
0965418 Staskawicz, Brian University of California-Berkeley
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland*
Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia*
BREAD: Molecular and Genomic Strategies to Engineer Durable and Sustainable Disease Resistance to Bacterial Blight of Cassava $1,309,463 3
0965445 Stokes, Michael Western Kentucky University BREAD: Development of Automated Systems to Increase Crop Yield by Reducing Group Foraging Intensity by Crop Pests $455,856 3
0965353 Tyler, Brett Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute*
Pennsylvania State University*
BREAD: Engineering Novel Resistance against Fungal and Oomycete Pathogens in Developing Country Crop Plants $1,450,975 3
0965441 Tumlinson, James Pennsylvania State University
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Nairobi, Kenya*
BREAD: Sustainable Solutions for Preserving Pollinator Health in East Africa $398,482 2

* Subawardee

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