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Theme: Horticulture LINK

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HL01103: Non invasive approaches to identification and automatic rejection of internal defects in bulb onions
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2010, Cost £63,901
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   A.B suppliers (UK) Ltd, Rustler Produce Ltd, South Eastern Produce Ltd, Polytec Ltd, Stourgarden Ltd, Moulton Bulb Company Ltd, University - Cranfield, G Marketing
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HL01104: Reducing wastage and increasing shelf life of root vegetables during washing, packing and retailing
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2011, Cost £50,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Fresh Growers Limited, Albert Bartlet Airdrie Division, The Food & Environment Research Agency, AHDB - Potato Council Ltd, Forsite Diagnostics Limited,, Q V Foods, AHDB-Horticulture, OptiGene Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
 
 
HL0174LFV: Companion Planting for Pest Control in Field Crops
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £202,932
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International, Marshall Brothers (Butterwick) Ltd, R Fountain & Son, Elsoms Seeds Ltd, Horticultural Development Council
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Crop Diseases, Crops, Pest Control, Plant health, Plants and Animals, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
HL0181: Optimising and validating rapid biosensor analysis for cost effective quality assurance
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £42,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Gwent Electronic Materials, Bedfordshire Growers Ltd, Moulton Bulb Company Ltd, Allium & Brassica Centre Ltd, Allium and Brassica Centre Limited, University - Cranfield
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Organic Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Sustainable Farming Systems
 
 
HL0183LFV: Minimising environmental impact of weed control in vegetables by weed detection and spot herbicide application
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2009, Cost £171,955
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Huntapac Produce Ltd., Tillett and Hague Technology Ltd, Monsanto UK Ltd, A Findlay and Partners, British Potato Council, The Arable Group, Hypro EU Ltd., F B Parrish & Son, Horticultural Development Council, Micron Sprayers Ltd, Allium & Brassica Centre Ltd, Garford Farm Machinery, Robydome Electronics
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environment, Environmental Protection, Herbicide use, Horticulture, Land, LINK Programme, Sustainable Production, Vegetables, Weed Control
 
 
HL0186LFV: Controlling supply, quality and waste in brassica vegetable crops: understanding the causes of variation in maturity of purple sporouting broccoli (PSB)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale
From 2007 To 2008
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Elsoms Seeds Ltd, John Innes Centre (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Brassicas, Farming, Food Chain, Food Quality, Horticulture, Uniformity, Vegetables
 
 
HL0192: Perennial field margins with combined ecological and agronomical benefits for vegetable rotation schemes
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2013, Cost £742,484
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Sainsbury's Supermarket Ltd, Koppert Biological Sciences, Dow Agrosciences Ltd, D. Westwood and Son, Bayer UK Ltd, Syngenta, Stockbridge Technology Centre, Marshall Brothers (Butterwick) Ltd, Julian Hargreaves, Westhorpe Flowers and Plants Ltd, Growing Wild, Horticultural Development Council, Processors and Growers Research Organisation, LEAF, University - Lancaster, Home Grown Cereals Authority, Unilever, Central Science Laboratory, Biological Crop Protection Ltd, National Farmers Union, Waitrose Ltd, Emorsgate Seeds
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
HL0194: Exploiting semiochemicals, conservation biocontrol and selective physical methods in integrated management of pear sucker
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2012, Cost £397,549
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   East Malling Ltd, Sainsbury's Supermarket Ltd, D G Long, Adrian Scripps Ltd, East Malling Trust for Horticultural Dev, East Malling Research, J L Baxter & Son, Robert Mitchell Partnership, Worldwide Fruit Qualytech, Natural Resources Institute, English Apples and Pears LTD, G H Dean and Co Ltd, H L Hutchinson Ltd, AgriSense BSC Ltd, H & E Rudge, Horticultural Development Council, Farm Advisory Services Team, Howard Chapman Ltd, United Agriproducts Ltd
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Integrated Farming Systems, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Sustainable Farming Systems
 
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