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Theme: Climate Change Impacts and control

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CC0301: To investigate the impacts of climate change on soils
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1993, Cost £109,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Soil Survey and Land Research Centre
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
 
 
CC0302: To develop the arable crop model to assess likely impact of climate change
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £406,834
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
 
 
CC0303: To study the effects of C02 & temperature on growth and development of vegetable crops to provide .......
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £799,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
 
 
CC0304: To assess the likely impact of climate change on aphid pest incidence
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £194,603
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
 
 
CC0305: To develop grasses likely to tolerate climate change
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1987 To 1994, Cost £248,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
 
 
CC0306: To investigate the likely effects on vegetable crops of changes in mean temperature associated with global warming
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £194,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
 
 
CC0307: To examine the effects of increasing temperature and carbon dioxide concentration on top fruit growth and development
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £205,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Horticulture Research International
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
 
 
CC0308: Organic matter dynamics
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1994, Cost £34,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Soil Survey and Land Research Centre
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
 
 
CC0309: T200 data input for LandIS
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1993, Cost £9,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Soil Survey and Land Research Centre
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
 
 
CC0310: To carry out a desk study on the impact of climate change on field drainage
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1992, Cost £7,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
 
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