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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Farm Advisory Services Team

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

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HL0109LTF(1): Improving consistancy of cropping in sweet cherries (prop 6)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £264,940
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Uniformity of crop produce
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
Climate Change, Farming, Fruit, Horticulture, Pesticides, Protected Cropping, Strawberries, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
HL0189: Developing biocontrol methods and their integration in sustainable pest and disease management in plum and cherry production
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2014, Cost £357,450
HL0194: Exploiting semiochemicals, conservation biocontrol and selective physical methods in integrated management of pear sucker
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2012, Cost £397,549
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Horticulture LINK
Integrated Farming Systems, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Sustainable Farming Systems
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