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Research Project: Transforming ScaleNet: The Queable Database for Information on Scale Insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea)

Location: Systematic Entomology Laboratory

Project Number: 8042-22000-290-04-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2014
End Date: Sep 1, 2019

Objective:
Develop a free and open system to replace outdated platform for ScaleNet Database of Scale insects.

Approach:
1) Port and upgrade the current ScaleNet database and web delivery platform to a new platform to maintain stability of infrastructure functionality; 2) Repair and upgrade underlying data model and user interfaces; and 3) Upgrade the database and web delivery to ensure flexibility in future development and evolution of ScaleNet. This modified version of the existing system will place ScaleNet in a free and open system that should ensure its security and flexibility for years to come.