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Theme: Potatoes: Crop production.

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HP0201: `Production agronomy, post crop emergence.`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £670,339
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0202: Modelling sensitivity of tuber numbers to environmental stresses.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £227,067
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0203T: Physiological and biochemical aspects of bruising in potato tubers.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £226,873
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Nottingham Trent
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0204: Improved irrigation management of potatoes.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £157,570
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0205: To determine the biochemical and physiological responses of potato tubers to controlled atmosphere storage.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £250,439
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - London, Wye College, Department of Horticulture
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0206: Review of physiology of tuber dormancy.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1996, Cost £10,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0207: Causes of induced potassium deficiency.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1996, Cost £10,600
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0208: Nitrogen responses for different yield markets.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1996, Cost £8,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0209: The relationship between abosrbed impact energy and bruise development.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1996, Cost £10,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HP0210T: A Predictive model of potato size distribution and procedures to optimize its operation.
Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £216,134
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Scottish Crop Research Institute, ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
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