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Huge earning project work

Postby uchenet84 » Jun 16 2012 10:06 am

A major agribusiness corporation is seeking technology to enable simple, semi-quantitative, cost-effective, field-based diagnosis of nematode populations in soybean fields.
The successful assay technology will:
*. Use no more than 100 cc soil sample
*. Identify the species and number of multiple parasiticnematode species
*. Cost less than $3 per soil sample
*. Detect nematode eggs of each target nematode species in the sample with the following sensitivities:
*. Root-lesion nematode (Pratylenchus sp.): 1000/kg of soil; 50/g of dry root
*. Root-knot (Meloidogyne sp.): 1000/kg of soil
*. PIN (Paratylenchus sp.): 5000/kg of soil
*. Dagger (Xiphinema sp.): 100/kg of soil
*. Bulb and stem (Ditylenchus sp.): 100/kg of soil
*. Soybean cyst (SCN) or Sugarbeet cyst (Heterodera sp.): 2000 larvae/kg of soil; >250 cysts/kg soil; 200 eggs/100g of soil
*. Be robust in a field setting
*. Provide test results in under 1 hr
if interested,email me on
funding available to carry out the project
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