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Theme: Leaching from cereals

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NT0101: Leaching from agricultural soil - management practices and measurement techniques (New code NT1301)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £1,270,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0102: To use information from NT0101 to assess the effects of husbandry practices on N loss from soil (New code NT1804)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £2,931,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0103: To provide support to IACR Brimstone Farm project
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £114,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0104: Nitrogen cycling in arable soils (New codes NT1302/NT1901)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £1,417,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0105: To quantify ammonia emissions from arable agriculture and provide guidelines on minimisation
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £131,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0106: `To prepare nutrient balance sheets (P, K, Mg) for soils under organic farming systems`
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £90,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0107: To provide guidelines on systems which minimise nitrate leaching in clay soils (New code NT1303)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £566,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0108: Interactions between soil structure and crop growth on leaching (Brimstone)(New code NT1304)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £642,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0109: To provide support to Brimstone Phase III (New code NT1305)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1995, Cost £19,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0110: Nitrate leaching - management practices in crop rotations (New codes NT1306/NT1310/NT1807/NT1808/NT1805)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1995, Cost £824,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
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