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Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - Durham

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

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AR0122: Oil Seed Promoters
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1998, Cost £602,152
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Strategic Crop breeding and Management relevant to Sugars, Oilseeds and Proteins Division.
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Genetically modified food and crops, GM Food, Arable Farming, Biotechnology
 
 
HP0217: A novel and rapid diagnostic system for the prediction of tuber susceptibility to blackspot bruising in the field
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2003, Cost £109,566
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Supply of Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables
Keywords:  
Disease Control, Farming, Horticulture, Organic Farming, Potatoes, Vegetables
 
 
LK0306: Industrial markets for UK produced oilseeds
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £61,660
Theme:   DUMMY
 
 
LK0501: Regulation of pod shatter in oilseed rape
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1999, Cost £835,630
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Strategic Crop breeding and Management relevant to Sugars, Oilseeds and Proteins Division.
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
LK09110: Improvements in the efficacy and production of insecticidal fusion proteins for environmentally benign pest control
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2011, Cost £285,000
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0931: Enhanced prediction of susceptibility to mechanical damage in harvested and stored potatoes
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2006, Cost £184,572
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Supply of Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, LINK Programme, Potatoes, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Vegetables
 
 
LK0948: Novel pest control based on insect immune suppression and endocrine disruption
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £698,187
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0991: Environmentally-friendly technology for slug control based on orally-delivered fusion proteins containing specific molluscidal toxins
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2012, Cost £300,000
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
PS2136: A novel approach for the control of dipteran pests of UK agriculture and horticulture using Ribonucleic acid interference (RNAi)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2012, Cost £139,945
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Alternative Plant Protection Technologies
Keywords:  
Agriculture, Crop Pests, Genetics, Horticulture, Insecticide use, Application, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Plants and Animals
 
 
SP08018: Measurement of greenhouse gas and carbon fluxes on peat of different status: Bleaklow - Non R&D
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £39,880
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
Theme:   Soil Policy Support
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Land, Soils
 
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