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Monitoring the horticultural use of peat and progress towards achievement of the UKBAP target - SP08020

Description
This project continues the monitoring series for the use of peat and alternatives in horticulture and will compile the figures for sales during 2009.

The key project objectives are to obtain accurate data on the supply of peat and alternative materials to the four main horticultural sectors – amateur gardeners, professional growers, private sector landscapers and local authorities.

The previous figures for sales during 2007 is available at:
http://www.defra.gov.uk/evidence/science/publications/documents/peatAlternatives2007.pdf

The results from this project will be published mid July 2010.
Project Documents
• Final Report : SP08020 Monitoring the horticultural use of peat and progress towards the UK BAP target   (396k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2010

To: 2010

Cost: £68,051
Contractor / Funded Organisations
ADAS UK Ltd.
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Land              
Soils              
Fields of Study
Soil Protection