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Theme: Potatoes: Crop protection.

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HP0101S: `Production agronomy, seed rates and planting`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £362,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0103: Development of treatment thresholds for potato pests (aphids).
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1998, Cost £394,598
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0105S: The effect of fungicide programmes on the incidence of phenylamide resistant strains of Phytophthora infestans
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £55,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0106: Study the epidemiology of tuber-borne diseases of potatoes for improved control through seed health
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £703,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0107: Interactions of cyst and other nematodes with their hosts.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £463,650
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0108S: Potatoes: Water use
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1993, Cost £68,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0109: Wireworms - Identification of risk site factors.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £77,881
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0110: Field and crop-based forcasting of potato blight
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1998, Cost £487,642
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0111: The effect of potato virus Y strains on modern maincrop potato yield.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £129,434
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0112: Pathogenicity & fitness indices in isolates of Phytophthora infestans.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1995, Cost £57,929
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University of Wales, Bangor
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
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