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Theme: Set-aside R&D

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OC8917: The effects of permanent fallow and its management on plant seed-banks and nematode populations in the soil
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1993, Cost £65,804
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Scottish Crop Research Institute
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
OC9213: Modelling conversion of set-aside to `semi-natural` habitat
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £174,855
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Silsoe College
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
OC9411: `Set-aside areas:The influence of configuration,juxtaposition ,management and colonizing sources.`
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £268,459
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Oxford
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
SA0102: Set-aside management
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1998, Cost £4,367,642
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
SA0103: Soil drainage and nitrate leaching on set-aside land
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1992, Cost £37,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
SA0105: Study of various options for set-aside and husbandry requirements of subsequent crops
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £420,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
SA0106: Long term environmental set-aside: literature review
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1993, Cost £34,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
SA0107: Cultural management methods to reduce wheat bulb fly populations
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £163,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
SA0108: The management of set-aside margins and its effect on crop protection
Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1999, Cost £57,990
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
SA0109: The implications of set-aside margin type on crop protection and natural enemy colonisation
Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1999, Cost £85,182
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Oxford
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
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