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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Humber VHB

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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HL0188: UV-induced hormesis: a novel approach to reduce waste and maintain quality in fresh produce
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2008, Cost £152,279
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Waste Reduction and Recycling in the Food Chain
Keywords:  
Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
HL0193: New approaches to microbial control of insect pests in protected crops and their interaction with waste-based growing media
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2011, Cost £223,278
Keywords:  
 
 
HL0199: Feasibility study into the potential of crop pollinators to act as delivery agents of entomopathogenic fungi for invertebrate pest control
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2010, Cost £75,000
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Impact of Food Consumption and Production
Keywords:  
Horticulture, Invertebrates, Pest Control, Pollination, Bees
 
 
LK0814: Optimised production and extraction techniques for consistent yield and quality of skin-protecting phytochemicals
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2006, Cost £289,403
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Theme:   Renewable industrial materials
Keywords:  
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
LK0822: Developing an alternative UK industrial crop Artemisia annua, for the extraction of Artemisinin to treat multi-drug resistant malaria.
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2010, Cost £469,150
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Theme:   Renewable industrial materials
Keywords:  
Disease Control, Renewable materials, Biotechnology, Biotech-non GM
 
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