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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Botanical Developments Ltd

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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
Disease Control, Renewable materials, Biotechnology, Biotech-non GM
NF0613: Field cultivation of Artemisia annua and enhanced extraction of artemisisin used in novel anti malarial treatments
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2006, Cost £140,046
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Theme:   Non-food uses of crops - supply chain
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
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