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Theme: Weed biology

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HH2001SFV: `To investigate the biology of weeds and their crop interactions, as a basis for control strategies.`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £178,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2002SFV: Strategic studies of weed control in field vegetables to reduce the use of herbicides
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £346,900
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2003SFV: To investigate methods of weed control in field vegetables with reduced use of herbicides
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £394,040
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2004STF: Development of integrated plant protection techniques for top fruit to minimise herbicide use to control weeds & grass
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £88,220
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2005SSF: `To develop methods of weed and sward control in soft fruit, to reduce the use of herbicides.`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £478,260
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2006SFV: To make strategic studies of weed control in vegetables towards a reduction in reliance on herbicides.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £181,560
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2007SFV: To identify and exploit optimal weeding times in competitive field vegetables and potato crops.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £488,510
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2008SFV: To quantify seed germination and seedling emergence characteristics of some important weeds of vegetable crops..
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 2000, Cost £360,905
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2009SFV: To determine the effect of strategies of herbicide use on the sensitivity of weed populations in field vegetable crops
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £167,925
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2010SFV: To determine the effect of strategies of herbicide use on the sensitivity of weed populations in field vegetable crops
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2002, Cost £173,696
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Herbicide use, Horticulture, Vegetables, Weed Control, Weeds
 
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