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Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - De Montfort

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

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AW0226: Effects of stocking density, cage height on health, behaviour, physiology & production of laying hens in enriched cages
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2004, Cost £616,384
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Applied research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
CE0125: Tissue electroporation for transformation of wheat and barley
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £402,147
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Strategic Crop breeding and Management relevant to Cereals Division.
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Crop Improvement, Farming, Genetically modified food and crops, GM Food, Arable Farming, Biotechnology
 
 
CE0159(1): Development of a routine system for Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of barley
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £242,563
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop transformation technologies
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Crop Improvement, Farming, Genetically modified food and crops, GM Food, Arable Farming, Biotechnology
 
 
FS2205: MIGRATION FROM NON-OVENABLE COOKWARE
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1993, Cost £66,303
Theme:   Chemical Contaminants from Food Contact Materials: RESEARCH
 
 
FS2223: Chemical composition and migration levels of packaging adhesives.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £149,479
Theme:   Chemical Contaminants from Food Contact Materials: RESEARCH
 
 
LK0809: TEXFLAX: Processing and cultivation of short-fibre flax for high value textile end uses
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2005, Cost £370,874
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Theme:   Renewable industrial materials
Keywords:  
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
LK0820: Sustainable Technology In Nettle Growing - STING
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £472,523
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
 
 
NF0529: Development of industrial effluent treatment catalyst from low value fleeces
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £325,336
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Theme:   Renewable industrial materials
Keywords:  
Crops, Effluents, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming, Sheep
 
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