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Theme: Species-rich grassland

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BD0301: To provide costed options for the management of species- rich grassland
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £429,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0302: To devise cost-effective methods of preserving species- rich grassland
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £642,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0303: Management of chalk grassland and heathlands
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1995, Cost £61,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0304: Literature review on the control of injurious grassland weeds in ESAs
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £15,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0305: Arable reversion to permanent grassland: determining best management options to benefit declining bird populations
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £97,155
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Game & Wildlife Conservancy Trust
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0306: Management and restoration of species-rich grassland
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £31,300
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0307: Test valley ESA: a study of the impact of stocking rate guidelines
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1994, Cost £7,346
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0308: Extensification of grassland use in the uplands
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £37,162
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0309: Methods of enhancing botanical diversity in lowland swards undergoing extensification
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £274,684
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0310: Establish methods for rapid depletion of soil nutrient availability in extensively managed grasslands within ESAs
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £86,414
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
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