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Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - London, Wye College, Department of Horticulture

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

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GC0102STF: To support the National Fruit Collection (needed in fruit breeding and as a national commitment)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1998, Cost £1,295,001
Field of Study:   Plant Genetics
Theme:   Plant Genetic Resources.
 
 
GC0108: Database development for apple genetic resources and crop improvement.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £106,575
Field of Study:   Plant Genetics
Theme:   Plant Genetic Resources.
 
 
GC0117STF: To support the national fruit collection.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £559,378
Field of Study:   Plant Genetics
Theme:   Plant Genetic Resources.
 
 
GC0127STF: Curation of the National Fruit Collection
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2006, Cost £428,823
Field of Study:   Plant Genetics
Theme:   Plant Genetic Resources.
Keywords:  
Fruit, Natural Resource Use, Plant Genetic Resources, Plants and Animals, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
HP0205: To determine the biochemical and physiological responses of potato tubers to controlled atmosphere storage.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £250,439
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Potatoes: Crop production.
 
 
OC9128: Controlled atmosphere storage of potatoes
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £223,128
Theme:   DUMMY
Keywords:  
 
 
OC9518: The significance of nursery inoculum sources in apple canker epidemiology.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 2001, Cost £564,885
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Crop pest and pathogen disorders
Keywords:  
Crop Diseases, Crop Improvement, Epidemiology, Farming, Fruit, Horticulture, Apples
 
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