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Category 1 – Commodity-based and VDHR-Uniform Nursery Coordinated Projects


Category 1 – Commodity-based and VDHR-Uniform Nursery Coordinated Projects


If the primary focus of your project aligns with the following commodity-based or variety development and host resistant areas, follow these instructions.


Bullseye image for Research Priorities Section   View the Research Priorities

For guidance on the priorities associated with each area in this Category, view the updated USWBSI Research Project Descriptions and Project Priorities sites. (Identifying which research priorities your project aligns with will be required in the proposal.)


Document Icon for Instructions Section   Review the USWBSI RFP Instructions for Category 1

General instructions for the letter of intent and pre-proposal requirements, and supporting documentation for upload, is outlined in the USWBSI RFP Category 1 Instructions (PDF). It is important that all letters of intent and pre-proposals conform to the instructions provided in the FY22 RFP. PIs are encouraged to review the instructions before starting the submission process.


Submit a Letter of Intent - Now Closed, PIs notified by 7/29


All PIs who want their project considered in this Category, must first submit a letter of intent by July 1 for initial consideration by the Coordinated Project Committee. PIs will be notified if their project is selected to move forward to the pre-proposal submission process. Use the link to the appropriate Letter of Intent form below.


Commodity-based Coordinated Projects


Variety Development and Host Resistant (VDHR) – Uniform Nursery Coordinated Projects


If Accepted, Submit a Pre-Proposal

Info Icon for Questions and Contact area   Questions | Contact the Coordinated Project Committee Chairs


Commodity-Based Coordinated Projects
Barley (BAR-CP) Tom Baldwin, ND State Univ
Durum (DUR-CP) Steven Xu, USDA-ARS, CA
Hard Winter Wheat (HWW-CP) Sunish Sehgal, SD State Univ
Variety Development & Host Resistance (VDHR) - Uniform Nursery Coordinated Projects
Spring Wheat (VDHR-SPR) Andrew Green, ND State Univ
Northern Soft Winter Wheat (VDHR-NWW) Clay Sneller, Ohio State Univ
Southern Soft Red Winter Wheat (VDHR-SWW) Steve Harrison, Louisiana State Univ