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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Elm Farm Research Centre

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

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AR0914: Generating and evaluating a novel genetic resource in wheat in diverse environments
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2008, Cost £391,620
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop physiology and technology
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Farming, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Wheat Production, Biotechnology
 
 
LK09106: Using legume-based mixtures to enhance the nitrogen use efficiency and economic viability of cropping systems.
Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2011, Cost £696,397
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0970: Sustainable Production of Organic Wheat
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £249,038
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic LINK
Keywords:  
Farming, Organic Farming, Arable Farming, Sustainable Production, Wheat Production
 
 
LK0999: Adaptive winter wheat populations: development, genetic characterisation and application
Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2013, Cost £710,304
Keywords:  
 
 
NT0303: To monitor nitrate leaching from organic farms (joint with ARP Division)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1993, Cost £4,000
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
Theme:   Manures
 
 
NT1313: On-farm monitoring of nitrate leaching from organic rotations (Previously NT0305)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £186,022
Field of Study:   Fertilisers and Nitrate Pollution
Theme:   Assessment of nitrate losses from arable and horticultural crops
 
 
OF0109: Organic transplants / evaluation and development of production techniques.
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £92,000
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Farming, Organic Farming, Vegetables
 
 
OF0114(1): Optimisation of phosphorus and potassium management within organic farming systems
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2000, Cost £161,889
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Organic Farming, Phosphorus
 
 
OF0126T: Conversion to organic field vegetable production.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 2000, Cost £506,544
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Farming, Organic Farming, Vegetables
 
 
OF0127T: Storage of organically produced crops.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1997, Cost £19,977
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Organic Farming, Storage
 
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