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Research Project: Continued Deployment of Prediciton Models for Fusarium Head Blight

Location: National Programs

Project Number: 0500-00053-004-25-G
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: Jun 7, 2016
End Date: Jun 6, 2021

Deploy FHB Risk Tool and continue to make improvements to models for predicting Fusarium head blight (FHB).

Continued deployment of the disease prediction models in 30 states including the support of the state commentary tools, FHB Alerts and the web-page information explaining the models. 2. Continued support of the back-up system for improved system stability. 3. Refine a version of the FHB Prediction Center for use with mobile devices (cellular-based mobile/”smart” phones and tablets). 4. Redesign of the expert tools to allow disease specialists to record and display disease observations – for refinement in the delivery of the current and experimental models. 5. Modification of the public web-based tools to improve functionality and compatibility of the Prediction Center. 6. Verify model inputs and improved capacity for site-specific predictions. 7. Implement a user survey to document value of the prediction system and its impact on stakeholders.