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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Nickerson UK Ltd

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

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FT1009: Investigating Wheat Functionality Through Breeding and End Use (FQS 23)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2007, Cost £554,835
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Food Quality and Safety LINK Programme
Keywords:  
Breeding, Cereals, Food and Drink, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Materials Science, Baking, Sustainable Farming and Food, Biotechnology
 
 
LK0924: Integrated control of wheat blossom midge
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £196,357
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop zoology and pest science
Keywords:  
Cereals, Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Crop Pests, Farming, Insecticide use, LINK Programme, Natural Resource Use, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Wheat Production
 
 
LK0930: Controlling soil-borne wheat mosaic virus in the UK by developing resistant wheat cultivars
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2006, Cost £134,468
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop genetics and breeding
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Crop Improvement, Disease Control, Farming, LINK Programme, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Biotechnology
 
 
LK0932: Reduced fusarium ear blight and mycotoxins through improved resistance (REFAM)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2007, Cost £238,068
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop genetics and breeding
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Crop Improvement, Farming, LINK Programme, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Biotechnology
 
 
LK0945: Improved Resistance to Septoria in Superior Varieties (IMPRESSIV)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2010, Cost £759,309
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop genetics and breeding
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LK0956: Components of resistance to diseases in winter oilseed rape cultivars
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £455,226
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop pathology and disease management
Keywords:  
Breeding, Crop Diseases, Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Oilseed Rape, Pathogens, Plant Pests and Diseases, Arable Farming, Resistance, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LK0964: Novel resources for oilseed rape breeding. Improving harvest index. (ORB-LINK)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £233,151
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop genetics and breeding
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Genetics, Genomics, LINK Programme, Oilseed Rape, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
LK0969: Assessment of wheat blossom midge risk and exploitation of resistant and tolerant varieties
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £238,181
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0974: Biofortification of wheat with selenium to increase human dietary intake
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £357,931
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Quality Food for Healthy Eating
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Farming, Arable Farming, Wheat Production
 
 
LK0979: Breeding oilseed rape with a low requirement for nitrogen fertiliser
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2011, Cost £483,674
Keywords:  
 
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