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Theme: Rabbit control

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OC9521: Antigen delivery systems for the control of fertility in rabbits.
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £224,666
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Babraham Institute, Cambridge (BBSRC), Sheffield University, Molecular Biology
Field of Study:   Wildlife Management
 
 
VC0201: Predicting damage to winter wheat in relation to the density of rabbits and the timing of population control (Follow on VC0209, VC0210)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1995, Cost £286,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Wildlife Management
 
 
VC0202: Developing humane environmentally acceptable and cost- effective techniques for reducing rabbit numbers ....(Follow on VC0211)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1995, Cost £206,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Wildlife Management
 
 
VC0203: Modelling rabbit populations and designing integrated control packages (Previously PV0303) (Follow on VC0212)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1995, Cost £79,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Wildlife Management
 
 
VC0204: Uteroglobin as an immunocontraceptive vaccine (Previously OC9304)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £103,494
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Babraham Institute, Cambridge (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Wildlife Management
 
 
VC0205: Irreversible immunocontraception for the control of wild rabbits (Previously OC9305)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £238,603
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Sheffield University, Dept of Animal and
Field of Study:   Wildlife Management
 
 
VC0207: Determining candidate materials for destroying rabbit burrows
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £43,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Wildlife Management
 
 
VC0208: Development of methods of delivering immunocontraceptives to wild rabbits
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £85,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Wildlife Management
 
 
VC0209: Predicting damage to crops by rabbits (Previously VC0201) (Follow on VC0214)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £77,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Wildlife Management
 
 
VC0210: Predicting damage to crops by rabbits (Previously VC0201) (Follow on VC0210)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £70,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Wildlife Management
 
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