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Theme: Pesticide Application and Operator Safety.

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LK0902: Exploiting weed patch dynamics
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2002, Cost £464,043
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
LINK Programme, Application, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Plants and Animals, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
LK0911: Air induction nozzles: interaction of spray liquid with nozzle design and effects on drift, penetration & retention.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2001, Cost £198,997
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Farming, LINK Programme, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
PA1701: Development and study of methods for assessing pesticide application risks, containment and protective clothing
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 2000, Cost £1,375,988
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
 
 
PA1702: Spraying characteristics for more efficient agrochemical performance
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £441,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
PA1703: The identification and evaluation of improved spraying techniques for tree and bush crops which reduce spray drift
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £283,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
PA1704: Minimising chemical use and drift through control of spray generation.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £431,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
PA1705: Reducing chemical use and drift from boom sprayers
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £726,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
PA1706: Reducing chemical use and drift from orchard and bush sprayers
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £601,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
PA1707: Minimising chemical use and avoiding disposal problems through rate control and ``patch`` spraying systems.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 2000, Cost £1,504,624
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
PA1708: Developing protocols, analysis methods and performance standards to minimise drift from sprayers.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1998, Cost £246,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
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