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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Henry Doubleday Research Association

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

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HL0150LOF: Varieties and integrated pest and disease management for organic apple production (LINK)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2005, Cost £284,636
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Farming, Fruit, Organic Farming, Peer Review
 
 
HL0177LSF: Biofumigant crops as replacements for methyl bromide soil sterilisation in strawberry production
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2010, Cost £348,658
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Quality Food for Healthy Eating
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Farming, Fruit, Horticulture, Pesticides, Protected Cropping, Strawberries, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
OC9016: The use of green manures in organic horticultural systems
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £106,729
Theme:   DUMMY
 
 
OF0118T: Optimisation of nitrogen mineralisation from winter cover crops and utilisation by subsequent crops.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1999, Cost £220,120
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
 
 
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
 
 
OF0150: Organic fruit production: Review of current practice and knowledge
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1999, Cost £24,937
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Economic Research, Farming, Fruit, Organic Farming
 
 
OF0151: Economics of organic fruit production
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1999, Cost £11,113
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Economic Research, Farming, Fruit, Organic Farming
 
 
OF0164: Understanding soil fertility in organically farmed systems
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2002, Cost £325,851
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Organic Farming, Soil
 
 
OF0168: Development of disease control strategies for organically grown field vegetables (DOVE)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2002, Cost £149,293
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Farming, Organic Farming, Vegetables
 
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