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Theme: Sustainable Pest Control

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HH0813SHB: Screening pathogens for the biocontrol of Varroa jacobsoni.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2002, Cost £410,231
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International, Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Organic Farming, Pest Control, Bee Health, Varroosis (Varroa)
 
 
HH0819SHB: Fungal control of Varroa jacobsoni (destructor)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2006, Cost £383,802
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International, Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Pest Control, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Bee Health, Varroosis (Varroa), Biological Control, Biotechnology, Biotech-non GM
 
 
HH1027SSF: Genetic development of raspberry with improved pest and disease resistance
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £329,092
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Breeding, Disease Control, Farming, Fruit, Horticulture, Pest Control, Quality, Raspberries, Biotechnology
 
 
HH1747TBU: Spatial dynamics and predictive modelling of large narcissus fly (Merodon equestris) populations
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £152,300
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Modelling, Narcissus, Ornamentals, Pest Control
 
 
HH1765SMU: Determination of the interaction between mushroom phorids (Megaselia halterata) and various cultivable fungi
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £212,270
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Mushrooms, Pest Control, Vegetables, Biological Control
 
 
HH1829SFV: Identification and characterisation of novel toxins for use in the control of insect pests in horticulture.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2003, Cost £429,179
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Organic Farming, Pest Control, Biological Control, Biotechnology
 
 
HH1832SFV: Fungal control of diptera.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2003, Cost £328,410
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Brassicas, Farming, Horticulture, Onions, Organic Farming, Pest Control, Vegetables, Biotechnology
 
 
HH1834STF: Improved viral bioinsecticides for the control of apple pests.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2003, Cost £531,379
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Fruit, Horticulture, Organic Farming, Apples, Pest Control, Biological Control, Biotechnology
 
 
HH1838SPC: Improved biological control of western flower thrips on chrysanthemums.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2002, Cost £249,466
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Chrysanthemum, Farming, Horticulture, Organic Farming, Ornamentals, Pest Control, Biological Control
 
 
HH1939SSF: Pheromones of strawberry blossom weevil and European tarnished plant bug and control in strawberry crops
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £190,538
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Fruit, Horticulture, Organic Farming, Pest Control, Strawberries, Biological Control
 
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