Research and IPM
Grants Programs: UC Exotic/Invasive Pests and Diseases Research
Format for Research Project Progress Reports:
Deadline: June 30, 2009
This is the final progress report for all projects funded under this program. A request for a final report will be sent to you in fall 2009, due by January 29, 2010.
All projects funded in 2008-09 are required to submit a progress report to the Statewide IPM Program by June 30,
2009. The report should briefly document progress since the last progress report submitted.
Length and format: Progress reports must be 10 pages or less, double-spaced, 12-point font, with
one-inch margins, not including tables and figures that summarize research results. Reports should follow
the format listed below. Do not attach manuscripts or reprints.
Submission: Send 1 paper copy and 1 electronic copy of the progress report to Director, UC Statewide
IPM Program, University of California, Davis, 95616 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If
you have questions, contact Melanie Caruso at (530) 752-5336.
UC EXOTIC/INVASIVE PESTS AND DISEASES RESEARCH PROGRAM
PROGRESS REPORT FOR YEAR X OF Y (fill in x and y)
EXOTIC/INVASIVE PESTS REVIEW PANEL:
- KEYWORDS: For our database, briefly characterize
this project by specifying the following:
- Crop(s), Site(s), or Habitat; Exotic pest(s)
and/or diseases (include common and scientific name); Additional important keywords
objectives and timetable for all years as stated in original funded proposal. Do not simply refer to original
and justify revisions in original objectives and/or timetable.
TO QUESTIONS IN FUNDING LETTER
Please respond to specific questions or comments
of the reviewers as noted in your funding letter for 2007-08. Restate the question or comments and give an
answer. See also IX.
SUMMARY OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Summarize the accomplishments of your project
to date and especially your progress in the last year. Where possible, relate accomplishments to practical
applications for growers or pest managers in the field. Do not restate the goals of your project or
present a lengthy justification. The objectives (above) and this summary will appear in the UC IPM research
grants database on the Web, so express yourself in lay terms and avoid technical jargon. Limit the summary
to 250 words on one double-spaced page.
In a few sentences, detail the benefits of this
research program to end -users (e.g., growers, land managers, residential users). This is different from the
lay summary. The summary covers the results from the past year; the Research Success Statements should quantify
what the research means to the end users, e.g., "this research provides (end users) with the essential tools
List your actual past and projected years' budgets
as indicated in the funding letter from the UC IPM Director, and as itemized in your approved budget.
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|Salaries and Wages (list)
Materials & Supplies
All Other Direct Costs
VI. ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR CURRENT YEAR
Do not refer to previous years' progress reports since some reviewers may not have access to them.
For each objective, use the following format:
1. Restate the objective.
the activities that are under way to accomplish this objective.
do the procedures differ from those outlined in the original proposal?
interim results and discussion. Where appropriate, include clearly labeled summary
tables and graphs. Do not include extensive tables of raw data.
2. Restate the objective.
Supply the number of graduate and undergraduate
students (indicate the number for each) supported by the grant for 2008-09 only.
VIII. ANNUAL RESEARCH WORKSHOP
There will be no further research workshops
under this program.
Attach a copy of your 2008-09 funding letter
at the end of the progress report.
X. FISCAL REPORTS REQUIRED:
University of California PIs: Two reports
are required annually; 1) a copy of the University ledger, showing all expenditures, for the period September,
2008 through February, 2009 to be submitted with the progress report and 2) a copy of the University August,
2009 ledger due no later than October 9, 2009. A reminder will be sent to you in September 2009. (Other PIs
submit this information with invoices through their accounting offices; no further action is needed).
XI. PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
In vitae form, form, please list published,
in press, submitted, and in preparation technical (journal) or popular articles resulting from this project. Also
list presentations given that relate to the project.
Provide a photo that could be used to represent
your project in printed reports. Submit it as a separate file with your report. Since it will be
for print, higher resolution is better, and use JPG or TIF format.
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