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Theme: Cropping and fertiliser guidelines for arable and horticultural crops

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NT1201: Assessment of techniques for persuading farmers to adopt nitrate reducing practices
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £58,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1202: A system for improved fertiliser recommendations for arable and horticultural crops
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1999, Cost £445,170
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1203: Management practices, leaching and efficiency of nitrogen use (Previously NT0102)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £123,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1204: To devise new methods of fertiliser application to reduce nutrient use and pollution (Previously NT0805)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £222,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1205: Assessing and correcting imprecision in N fertiliser decision-making
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £167,264
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1206: Seasonal variation in soil mineral nitrogen (Previously NT0102)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £278,778
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1207: Growth and nitrogen recovery (Previously NT0102)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £378,774
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1209: Improving the efficiency of nitrogen fertiliser use by fertiliser placement
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £165,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
NT1210: `The impact of the Response Curve, used to assess nitrogen economic optimum, on nitrate leaching in sandland areas`
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £19,080
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
 
 
OC9412: Genetic manipulation of the nitrogen efficiency of wheat
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £184,160
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
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