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Contractor / Funded Organisation: University Wales, Aberystwyth

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

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AC0207: The translation of existing research outputs into actions that reduce pollution gas emissions from agriculture
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2009, Cost £150,000
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Mitigating Nitrogen and Carbon Emissions to Air
Keywords:  
Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Environmental Protection, Sustainable Production
 
 
AC0209: Ruminant nutrition regimes to reduce methane and nitrogen emissions
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £786,495
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Mitigating Nitrogen and Carbon Emissions to Air
Keywords:  
Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Environmental Protection, Livestock, Nutrition, Sustainable Production
 
 
AN0633: Assessment of food authenticity using pyrolysis mass spectrometry and neural networks: Application to olive oils
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1998, Cost £282,283
Theme:   Food authenticity and adulteration: RESEARCH
 
 
DO0103: The Potential for extending economics farm-level benchmarking to environmental and other aspects of farm performance
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £49,736
Theme:   Economics and Statistics
 
 
FO0303: Plant-based strategies to improve the nutritional value of beef for the consumer (ProBeef)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2012, Cost £1,101,948
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Quality Food for Healthy Eating
Keywords:  
Cattle, Farming, Food Chain, Food Quality, Livestock Farming, Meat Quality
 
 
HP0132T: Automated field detection and enumeration of fungal spores using flow cytometry: Phytopthora infestans.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2001, Cost £161,171
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Potatoes: Crop protection.
Keywords:  
Crop Diseases, Farming, Horticulture, Potatoes, Vegetables
 
 
IF0124: Development of an integrated management framework and approaches for livestock farming systems
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £300,026
Theme:   Integrated Farming Systems - A
Keywords:  
 
 
LK09135: Screening for costs of disease resistance caused by stomatal dysfunction
Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2015, Cost £443,759
 
 
LS3407: Optimal grazing management systems for sheep and beef cattle in the hills and uplands
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2009, Cost £1,452,307
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Management of livestock production to sustain and enhance the environment in Less Favoured Areas
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environmental Protection, Farming, Hill Farming, Livestock Farming, Meat Quality, Natural Resource Use, Rural Communities, Sustainable Farming and Food, Biodiversity
 
 
LS3408: A comparison of mainstream and at risk cattle breeds for the management of the hills and uplands
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2009, Cost £275,929
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Management of livestock production to sustain and enhance the environment in Less Favoured Areas
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Cattle, Farming, Hill Farming, Landscape, Less Favoured Areas, Livestock Farming, Natural Resource Use, Rare Breeds, Rural Communities, Sustainable Production, Biodiversity
 
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