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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Micron Sprayers Ltd

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

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HL0183LFV: Minimising environmental impact of weed control in vegetables by weed detection and spot herbicide application
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2009, Cost £171,955
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Horticulture LINK
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environment, Environmental Protection, Herbicide use, Horticulture, Land, LINK Programme, Sustainable Production, Vegetables, Weed Control
 
 
LK0922: Spray behaviour at reduced application volumes
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2006, Cost £117,275
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
LINK Programme, Application, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Plants and Animals, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
LK0987: Reducing the pesticide burden on UK crops through the use of targeted delivery systems
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2008, Cost £38,140
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0993: Optimising pesticide use in arable agriculture by improving nozzle selection based on product efficiency to give optimised use and improved spray drift control
Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £195,115
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
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