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Theme: Upland resource use and land use options for Less Favoured Areas

Detailed below are science projects in the theme selected.

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LS1501: Exploitation of new grasses and legumes in upland environments
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £347,966
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1502: Development of efficient, biologically sustainable and economically viable upland sheep systems.
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £351,606
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1503: Combined use of cattle and sheep for effective sward utilisation and animal performance
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1998, Cost £114,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1504: Effects of extensification of grassland use in the uplands
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £147,565
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1505: A comparison of management systems for wintering hill ewes removed from areas of semi natural rough grazing in winter
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £95,842
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1506: Transfer of technology for improving the reliability of upland improved pastures to farmers.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1997, Cost £12,119
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1507: The effects of implementing best practice and supplementing ewes with Vitamin E on reducing lamb mortality
Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1999, Cost £153,014
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1508: The effects of supplementing ewes with cobalt and iodine before mating and throughout pregnancy
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £87,510
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1509: Economic impact of heather conservation in ESAs: Pwllpeiran research
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £135,304
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
LS1510: The effects on sheep physical and financial performance of reducing sheep numbers to encourage heather cover
Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £46,281
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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