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Theme: Manures

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NT0301: Improve guidelines on waste management practices which will minimise ..... (New code NT1402)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £1,528,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0302: `To assess the contribution to soil organic matter of leys, straw, FYM and the effects on crop yield`
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £175,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0303: To monitor nitrate leaching from organic farms (joint with ARP Division)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1993, Cost £4,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Elm Farm Research Centre
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0304: Deep boring under Bridgets slurry lagoon
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1993, Cost £8,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0308: Deep boring under Brigets slurry lagoon
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £24,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0309: N losses from organic manures (New code NT1405)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £65,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0311: Nitrogen losses from drained clay soils receiving organic manures (New code NT1406)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £16,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT0312: Utilisation of slurry on grazed and silage areas during the growing season (New code NT1409)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £25,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
OC8906: Nitrate leaching risk from livestock manures
Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1994, Cost £105,250
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Harper Adams Agricultural College
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
OC9103: Surface water pollution by livestock wastes and fertilisers effects on farm Biota and simple control
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1993, Cost £19,958
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Cheshire College of Agriculture
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
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