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Contractor / Funded Organisation: National Farmers Union

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

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HL0188: UV-induced hormesis: a novel approach to reduce waste and maintain quality in fresh produce
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2008, Cost £152,279
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Waste Reduction and Recycling in the Food Chain
Keywords:  
Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
HL0192: Perennial field margins with combined ecological and agronomical benefits for vegetable rotation schemes
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2013, Cost £742,484
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Horticulture LINK
Keywords:  
Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
LK0306: Industrial markets for UK produced oilseeds
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £61,660
Theme:   DUMMY
 
 
LK0693: Assessing the environmental consequences of husbandry changes in UK poultry systems through a Life Cycle Analysis
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2012, Cost £491,506
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0693: Assessing the environmental consequences of husbandry changes in UK poultry systems through a Life Cycle Analysis
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2012, Cost £491,506
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0838: Conversion of high sugar grasses to alcohol based transport fuel (GRASSOHOL) BBSRC
Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2011, Cost £84,448
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0863: Genetic Improvements of Miscanthus as a Sustainable Feedstock for Bioenergy in the UK (GIM)
Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2016, Cost £3,036,658
 
 
LK09109: Practical cost-effective techniques to reduce pollution from tramlines in combinable crops: a field and catchment scale evaluation
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2014, Cost £598,999
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK09111: Challenges from climate change for disease management in sustainable arable systems.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2010, Cost £274,426
Keywords:  
 
 
LK09128: Minimising nitrous oxide intensities of arable crop products (MIN NO)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2014, Cost £1,970,971
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
 
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