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Theme: Environmental Effects of Pesticides: Non-target Effects on Invertebrates, Flora and Microbial Biomas

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OC9607: Predicting the exposure of benthic infauna to chemicals, particularly pesticides, bound to sediment.
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1999, Cost £204,227
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Water Research Centre
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
 
 
PN0801: Quantification of the effects of pesticides on the population dynamics of beneficial arthropods (prev. PI0404)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1999, Cost £1,543,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
 
 
PN0802: Effects of pesticides on beneficial invertebrates (prev.PI0401)
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1999, Cost £1,328,353
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
PN0803: Impact of agronomic practice on soil microbial biomass (prev. PS0407)
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £291,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
PN0804: Development of standard protocols for assessing the toxicity of crop protection products to aquatic macrophytes
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £170,458
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
 
 
PN0805: The impact of pesticides on river ecology
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £449,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   CEFAS, Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
 
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