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Theme: Quality from store

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HH2101STF: `New concept in mngt of atmosphere composition & moisture loss in CA apple stores, using adaptive control strategies.`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1994, Cost £56,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2102SFV: To determine common and specific biochemical and genetic mechanisms underlying the control of onion storage.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £170,240
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2103SPC: Improvement of competitiveness through the application of robotic manipulators in horticulture.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1994, Cost £70,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2104SMU: To establish the design parameters applicable to post harvest handling of delicate produce that will permit.....
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £58,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2105STF: To study nutritional and environmental factors which influence storability of top fruit and to minimise.......
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £63,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2106STF: To investigate the control of ethylene biosynthesis and softening in apples during storage.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1994, Cost £50,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2107STF: Identification and evaluation of integrated plant protection for top fruit pre and post harvest to control storage rots.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1998, Cost £261,644
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International, Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2108TSF: Role of cell wall modifying enzymes in the firmness of strawberry fruit during ripening.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £174,206
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2109STF: To identify adapative control strategies for the management of atmosphere composition & moisture loss in CA apple stores
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £341,600
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HH2110STF: To study the effect of storage environment factors on the physiology of superficial scald development.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £90,900
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
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