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Theme: Strategic Research

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OC8702: Vegetative propagation and testing of material from seed stands
Time Scale & Cost
From 1989 To 1994, Cost £397,150
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Forestry Authority
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution, Farm Woodlands
 
 
OC8703: Identification and progeny testing of potential seed stands of tree species of major farm forestry potential
Time Scale & Cost
From 1989 To 1994, Cost £517,258
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Forestry Authority
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution, Farm Woodlands
 
 
OC9124: Site classification and yield prediction for lowland sites in England and Wales.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1994, Cost £179,614
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Forestry Authority
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution, Farm Woodlands
 
 
WD0201: To evaluate methods of improving the conventional propagation of farm woodland species
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £1,057,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution, Farm Woodlands
 
 
WD0202: To develop more robust systems of micropropagation for farm woodland species & to develop appropriate weaning techniques
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1996, Cost £559,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution, Farm Woodlands
 
 
WD0203: To improve genetically trees destined for farm woodlands, including the use of molecular biology
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £714,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution, Farm Woodlands
 
 
WD0204: To study mechanisms of control of juvenility and cambial activity in trees to improve propagation and timber quality
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £430,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution, Farm Woodlands
 
 
WD0205: To develop and optimise techniques for the rejuvenation of farm woodland trees through micropropagation
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £455,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution, Farm Woodlands
 
 
WD0206: To study the physiology of farm woodland seeds to provide a basis for improving seed viability and longevity
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £455,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution, Farm Woodlands
 
 
WD0207: Open competition: cost benefit analysis of the genetic improvement of farm woodland trees.(CTE9517)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1996, Cost £18,784
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Scottish Agricultural College
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution, Farm Woodlands
 
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