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Theme: Policy Associated Research

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PS2802: Development of zero and minimal herbicide regimes for controlling weeds on hard surfaces and determining their emissions
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2015, Cost £562,594
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   East Malling Research
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Development of tools - facilitate behaviour change, Environmental Impacts, Amenity, Herbicide use, Monitoring and evaluation, Application, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Plants and Animals, Techniques & methodolgies for waste management, Technology Transfer, Weed Control, Behaviour change
 
 
PS2803: A review of slug control in winter cereals and oilseed rape
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2010, Cost £19,123
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Insecticide use, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticides, Plants and Animals
 
 
PS2804: Pesticide user habits survey 2010
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2010, Cost £15,635
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Resources Futures
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Monitoring, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Plants and Animals
 
 
PS2805: Assessing tolerance to slugs in winter wheat & oil seed rape by simulating pest damage
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2012, Cost £129,772
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Cereals, Crops, Economics, Minimisation, Molluscs, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Plants and Animals
 
 
PS2806: Information-gathering on determining the usage and usage patterns of amenity pesticides across the UK
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £25,875
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Database, Amenity, Monitoring, Application, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Plants and Animals
 
 
PS2808: Recycling of home garden pesticide containers
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2012, Cost £74,712
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   F E R A (FERA)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Environment, Analytical Chemistry, Pesticide Residues, Plastics, Water
 
 
PS2809: Review of literature non chemical pest control for comparative assessment
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2012, Cost £28,856
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
 
 
PS2810: Biopesticides Policy
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2012, Cost £39,790
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   A D A S UK Ltd (ADAS)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Agriculture, Disease Control, Environment, Farming, Horticulture, Pest Control, Weeds, Biopesticide
 
 
PS2811: Reporting on incidence of Pests, Diseases and Weeds in the UK: review of available data sources and proposals to meet SUD needs
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2013, Cost £88,906
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   A D A S UK Ltd (ADAS)
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Agriculture, Disease Control, Environment, Farming, Horticulture, Regulations, Weeds
 
 
PS2812: Extended impact assessment study of the human health and environment criteria for endocrine disrupting substances proposed by HSE , CRD.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2012, Cost £67,174
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   WRc plc
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Ecotoxicology, Environmental Protection, Public Health, Regulatory policy
 
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