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Theme: Conservation and nutritional value of forage crops with particular emphasis on silage microbiology

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DS0304: Rumen efficiency: synchrony of energy and nitogen supply
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1997, Cost £502,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0305: Rumen efficiency - manipulation of proteolysis
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1997, Cost £613,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0306: Microbiological factors affecting the silage fermentation
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £221,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0307: Rumen/silage interface - nutritive value of silage to rumen bacteria
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £199,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0308: Silage proteolysis and its control
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £221,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0309: Effect of silage additives on Big bale silage
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1995, Cost £4,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0310: Publication of big bale silage additive findings
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £560
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0311: Effects cracking whole crop wheat at harvest on its digestibility by lactating cows
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1996, Cost £8,156
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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