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Botanical and rotational implications of genetically modified herbicide tolerance - LK0906

Description

The objective of the project is to provide information that will underpin strategies for the exploitation of herbicide tolerant crops which are both agriculturally and environmentally sustainable. The following are the objectives of the entire project. Objectives for the 6 month finance are included at the end. The overall objective of the project can be divided into two key sub-objectives:

1) to identify the benefits and potential problems that my arise from the use of these crops.

2) to provide sound guidelines on the management of GM crops and other crops grown in rotation with them.
Project Documents
• Abstract : LK0906 Botanic and Rotational Implications of Genetically Modified Herbicide Tolerance BRIGHT Abstract   (12k)
• Information Leaflet : Botanic and Rotational Implications of Genetically Modified Herbicide Tolerance BRIGHT (LK0906)  Leaflet   (52k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1999

To: 2003

Cost: £234,089
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Rothamsted Research (BBSRC), University - Scottish Agricultural College, Morley Research Centre, National Institute of Agricultural Botany
Keywords
Biotechnology              
Genetically modified food and crops              
GM Food              
Herbicide use              
LINK Programme              
Sustainable Farming and Food              
Fields of Study
Arable Crops