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Contractor / Funded Organisation: National Institute of Agricultural Botany

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

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AN0683: Exploitation of the genetic variability in natural yeast populations to determine the geographical origin of wine
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1999, Cost £40,073
Theme:   Food authenticity and adulteration: RESEARCH
 
 
AR0711: The Defra Pulse Crop Genetic Improvement Network
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £1,287,709
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop genetics and breeding
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Genetics, Genomics, Molecular Biology, Arable, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Biotechnology
 
 
AR0714: A study of the scope for the application of crop genomics and breeding to increase nitrogen economy within cereal and rapeseed based food chains.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2004, Cost £52,952
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop genetics and breeding
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Crops, Agri-Environment, Farming, Natural Resource Use, Nitrates, Nutrients, Oilseed Rape, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
BD1455: Grass silage as a new source of winter food for declining farmland birds
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £168,722
Theme:   Improving the Wildlife Value of Farmland
Keywords:  
 
 
CB02039: Review of separation distances and buffer crops for co-existence between GM and non-GM crops
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2005, Cost £49,950
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Theme:   Biotechnology (CB02)
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environmental Protection, GM Non-Food, GM Risk Assessment, Land, Biodiversity
 
 
IF0147: Defra Pulse Crop Genetic Improvement Network
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2014, Cost £1,528,009
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0658: Measurement of the nutrient value of whole crop wheat and barley silages for ruminants using NIRS
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2005, Cost £61,824
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0682: The environmental consequences of using home-grown legumes as a protein source in pig diets
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2012, Cost £735,067
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
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
 
 
LK0858: Agronomic Processes to Optimise Galanthamine Content of Daffodil Biomass. APOGCDB
Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2015, Cost £576,344
 
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