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Theme: Arable crop genetics and breeding

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AR0104: An assessment of standing ability in peas: analysis of stem strength and tissue architecture
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2004, Cost £308,971
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   John Innes Centre (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Arable Farming, Biotechnology
 
 
AR0105: Improvement of pea seed protein through genetics and biotechnology
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2004, Cost £538,294
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   John Innes Centre (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Arable Farming, Biotechnology
 
 
AR0106: Content, composition and functional properties of proteins from seeds of pea mutants.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2002, Cost £310,635
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   John Innes Centre (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Arable Farming, Biotechnology
 
 
AR0125: Isolation of genes in peas involved in the transition to flowering
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2002, Cost £229,691
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   John Innes Centre (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Arable Farming, Biotechnology
 
 
AR0134: Canopy management in oilseed rape
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 2000, Cost £463,700
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Nottingham
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
 
 
AR0138: Improving the physiological and agronomic basis of UK lupin production
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2003, Cost £714,936
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
AR0141: VOCs from oilseed rape: preliminary release rate study
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2000, Cost £31,331
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
 
 
AR0703: The Defra Oilseed Rape Genetic Improvement Network - OREGIN
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2007, Cost £896,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International, Rothamsted Research (BBSRC), Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Allocated - WHRI, Natural Resource Use, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
AR0705: Development & selection of oat germplasm and genetic stocks leading to varieties for milling, feed and new markets
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2004, Cost £328,369
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Crop Improvement, Farming, Arable Farming, Biotechnology
 
 
AR0706: Novel variation in oats to improve sustainable production, disease resistance and use
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £408,025
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Crop Improvement, Farming, Arable Farming, Biotechnology
 
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