BARD Reviewer Entry Form


Guidelines for Reviewers

Please consider the strengths and weaknesses of the various aspects of the proposal. It is important to justify your answers. The more detailed the review the more weight the panel will give to your evaluation. The average review length is between 1.5-2 pages.

In your response please relate to the following points:

  • Importance of the problem
  • Feasibility of the objectives
  • Soundness of the hypothesis
  • Scientific and/or technological innovations
  • Quality of the research plan and methodology
  • Nature and quality of collaboration
  • Anticipated benefit to agriculture.
  • Suitability of the investigators
  • Other comments

Instructions for Ratings:

In addition to your comments we ask that you score the proposal in the following categories according to the scale below:
Scientific MeritExcellent 1 2 3 4 5 poor
Probability of SuccessHigh12345low
Quality of collaborationHigh12345low
Anticipated Benefit to Agriculture if SuccessfulHigh12345low
Support RecommendationHigh12345low
Please mark your scores on a scale of 1 (excellent) to 5 (poor)
5 4 3 2 1
5 4 3 2 1
5 4 3 2 1
5 4 3 2 1
5 4 3 2 1
You can type or paste your comments in box below, or you can upload a pdf or document file.