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Research Project: Preparation for Field Release and Evaluation of Classical Biological Control of Brazilian Pepper at U.S. Air Force Bases in Central Florida

Location: Invasive Plant Research Laboratory

Project Number: 6032-22000-013-67-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jan 1, 2020
End Date: Sep 30, 2021

The University of Florida (Cooperator) and the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) desire to enter into this agreement for the purpose of supporting research to be carried out at ARS and Cooperator facilities. ARS desires the Cooperator to provide goods and services necessary to carry out research of mutual interest within the University of Florida location at Ft Pierce, Florida.

The Division of Plant Industry location at Gainesville, Florida, is engaged in research including Pseudophilothrips and Calophya field evaluation studies for biological control of Brazilian pepper. Under the authority of 7 USC 3319a, ARS desires to acquire goods and personnel services from the Cooperator to further agricultural research supporting the independent interests of both parties. This agreement serves as an order of services to be funded on an annual basis.