Sep. 1, 2007 - Aug. 31, 2009Award Number
USDA - CSREESAmount Awarded
Kalmia Kniel, Ph.D.
University of Delaware
Contamination of ground waters and food supplies by pathogenic microorganisms is common in many areas of the United States and public health concerns are increasingly focused on viruses. This project examines the survival of viruses in specific agricultural applications including pesticides and fertilizers and biofilms.