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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Horticulture Research International

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

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AR0301: Natural enemies for enhanced biocontrol of cereal pests
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2004, Cost £312,393
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop zoology and pest science
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Farming, Arable Farming, Sustainable Production
 
 
AR0703: The Defra Oilseed Rape Genetic Improvement Network - OREGIN
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2007, Cost £896,500
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop genetics and breeding
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Allocated - WHRI, Natural Resource Use, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
CC0303: To study the effects of C02 & temperature on growth and development of vegetable crops to provide .......
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £799,000
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Climate Change Impacts and control
 
 
CC0306: To investigate the likely effects on vegetable crops of changes in mean temperature associated with global warming
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £194,000
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Climate Change Impacts and control
 
 
CC0307: To examine the effects of increasing temperature and carbon dioxide concentration on top fruit growth and development
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £205,000
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Climate Change Impacts and control
 
 
CC0328: To investigate the likely impact on crop development of changes in temperature and water associated with global
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1998, Cost £77,000
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Climate Change Impacts and control
 
 
CC0329: To investigate the likely impact on vegetable crop development of changes in temperature and CO2 associated
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1998, Cost £27,400
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Climate Change Impacts and control
 
 
CC0347: Climate Change Booklet
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1997, Cost £5,000
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Climate Change Impacts and control
 
 
CE0406: Integrated control of pests of cereals and other field crops - spatial dynamics of spiders (prev. PI0318)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 2000, Cost £421,000
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Cereals Crop Protection: Pest Forecasting, Thresholds and Natural Enemies.
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
CE0409: Identification of a synergistic complex of natural enemies for biocontrol of aphids on cereals (HRI co. pro)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 2000, Cost £106,000
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Cereals Crop Protection: Pest Forecasting, Thresholds and Natural Enemies.
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
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