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Theme: Develop techniques and exploit genetic variation to improve forage legumes

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MS1301: Develop models and techniques for improving white clover germplasm
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £1,269,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1302: Improve white clover germplasm
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £983,750
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1303: `Nitrogen fixation in legumes: Rhizobium effectiveness, host preference, environmental interations`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £1,125,750
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1304: `Pests, diseases and viruses of forage legumes`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £461,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1305: Invertebrate pests of forage legumes.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £139,750
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1306: Surveillance of pests and diseases of clover.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1995, Cost £52,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1307: Literature review of clover and other grazed legumes
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1994, Cost £8,233
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1308: Reduction of damage by Sitona weevils to clover seedlings
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £100,250
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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