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Theme: To exploit genetic variability in forage grasses

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LS1401: Improve the ruminant feeding value of perennial ryegrass using multitrait selection
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £343,350
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1402: Improve the consistency and persistency of yield and quality of ryegrass used for conserved winter feed
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £374,957
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1403: Maintaining reproductive growth in germplasm developed for improved efficiency of ruminant production
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £156,878
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1404: Produce perennial ryegrass with higher quality and nitrogen-use efficiency under frequent harvesting
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £499,952
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1405: To identify novel resistance to crown rust in perennial ryegrass
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £163,691
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1406: Increase the adaptive range of ryegrasses through intergeneric hybridisation
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £157,145
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1407: Development of endophyte for tolerance of abiotic stress in ryegrass
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2001, Cost £135,053
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Sustainable Production
 
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