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Theme: Crop pest and pathogen disorders

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HH1701JFV: Study the biology and epidemiology of vegetable pathogens to reduce pesticide use and devise improved forecasting system
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £194,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH1702SFV: `To study the improved detection, diagnosis and characterisation of pathogens of field vegetables.`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £57,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH1703JTF: Pathogenic variation in Venturia species.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £139,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH1704STF: `To improve the detection, diagnosis and epidemiological knowledge of chat fruit disease, pear decline and virus...`
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £138,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH1705SPC: `The devlopment of improved diagnostic procedures for, and epidemiology of, viruses (especially tomato spotted wilt ...`
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £35,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH1707SMU: The biology and epidemiology of fungal pathogens and competitors of the mushroom.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £136,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH1708SHN: `To evaluate the methods of root disease management of hardy ornamentals, reducing pesticide use.`
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £134,660
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH1709SPC: To investigate alternative methods of disease control in greenhouse crops in order to minimise the use of pesticides.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £1,201,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH1710SFV: To devise techniques to optimise the efficiency of insecticide use on field vegetables
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £938,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH1711TBU: Behaviour of large narcissus fly.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1999, Cost £161,866
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
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