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Theme: Sustainable Weed Control

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HH2011SFV: To quantify weed seed persistence, production and dormancy in vegetable crops
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £379,937
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Vegetables, Weeds
 
 
HH3401SFV: To determine the effect of strategies of herbicide use on sensitivity of weed populations
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2005, Cost £455,239
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International, Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Brassicas, Farming, Horticulture, Natural Resource Use, Pesticide use, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Vegetables, Weed Control
 
 
HH3402SX: A genomic approach to the ecology & evolution of seed dormancy
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2007, Cost £658,203
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International, Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Allocated - WHRI, Horticulture, Organic Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Vegetables, Weeds, Biotechnology
 
 
HH3403SX: Desk study : The impact of herbicides on weed abundance and biodiversity
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2003, Cost £57,450
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Weeds, Biodiversity
 
 
HH3404SFV: Simulation of vegetable seed germination and seedling emergence (WG)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2005, Cost £75,004
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Quality, Sustainable Farming and Food, Technology Transfer, Vegetables, Weeds
 
 
HL0173LFV: Mechanical weed control for integrated and organic salad and brassica production
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2007, Cost £144,926
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Robert Montgomery Ltd, Edwards Brothers, AGCO Ltd, Horticultural Development Council, Warwick - HRI, Allium and Brassica Centre Limited, Garford Farm Machinery, Robydome Electronics
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Keywords:  
Brassicas, Farming, Herbicide use, Horticulture, Organic, Organic Farming, Rural Communities, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Vegetables, Weeds
 
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