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Theme: Soil physical protection

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OC9403: The impact of changing farming practices on sustainability of soils in England and Wales
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £245,578
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Soil Survey and Land Research Centre, Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
 
SP0301: To provide advice on benefits of field drainage (review)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1992, Cost £13,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Land, Soils
 
 
SP0302: To reduce damage to soil structure through fundamental advances in tractive elements such as rubber tracks
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £480,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
 
SP0303: To quantify the effects of cultivations on soil stability and on organic matter
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £620,862
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
 
SP0304: Cultivation practices in UK agriculture and their potential impact on the environment
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £30,221
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
 
SP0305: A national soil vulnerability-based framework for provision of farm-specific guidance on the management of soil structur
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £254,891
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Scottish Crop Research Institute, University - Silsoe College, Soil Survey and Land Research Centre
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
 
SP0306: Critical levels of soil organic matter
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £179,741
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Soil Survey and Land Research Centre
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
 
SP0309: Further analysis of soil cultivation practise (follow up to SP0304) (old WA0644)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1998, Cost £12,316
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
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