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Developing an alternative UK industrial crop Artemisia annua, for the extraction of Artemisinin to treat multi-drug resistant malaria. - LK0822

Project Documents
• TPS - Two Page Summary : Artemisia LINK Project Summary   (224k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2010

Cost: £469,150
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - De Montfort, Humber VHB, Horticultural Development Council, Botanical Developments Ltd, Frontier Agriculture, East Malling Research, Applied Analysis Ltd, National Institute of Agricultural Botany
Keywords
Biotechnology              
Biotech-non GM              
Disease Control              
Renewable materials              
Fields of Study
Non-Food Crops