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Theme: Exploit genetic variability in forage grasses

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MS1401: Develop and use multitrait selection to enhance perennial ryegrass germplasm
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £622,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1402: To hybridise italian and perennial ryegrasses to increase grassland adaptability
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £719,250
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1403: Sexual reproduction in forage grasses
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £471,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1404: To exploit genetic variation to improve vegetitive growth and nitrogen use efficiency of perennial grass
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £716,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1406: Pests of forage grasses
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £255,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1407: Diseases of forage grasses
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £327,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1408: Ecology of carabid beetles and other grassland invertebrates
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £152,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1411: Itergeneric hybridisation to increase grassland reliability
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £177,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1412: The importance and potential of endophytic fungi in grasslands in England and Wales
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £139,750
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS1413: Desk study to assess the uptake of results generated from grasslands R&D
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £14,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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