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Theme: To understand and exploit forage legume characteristics

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LS1301: Design of reliable white clover for sustainable agriculture
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £562,212
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1302: Exploitation of genetic variation to produce reliable, well adapted white clover varieties.
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £717,774
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1303: Identify genetic mechanisms controlling variations in N-flux and N-use efficiency in grass and clover
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £249,588
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1304: Development of white clover germplasm resistant to nematodes
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £187,166
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1305: Breeding productive and persistent red clover cultivars for sustainable livestock systems
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £155,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1306: Control of pests and diseases of newly-sown white clover
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £61,147
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1307: Research to explore the potential of lotus
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2004, Cost £189,149
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Dairy, Environmental Effects, Farming, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Meat Quality, Natural Resource Use, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
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