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Contractor / Funded Organisation: SAC

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

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AW1407: Investigation of 13-17 year olds’ attitudes and behaviour to animals and development and testing of interventions to promote the concept of Duty of Care.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2017, Cost £478,645
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Companion Animal Research
Companion Animals, Livestock, Animal Welfare, Social Sciences, Welfare
PS2148: Manipulation of grass weed seed dormancy: Improved stale seedbed control resulting in lower in crop grass weed populations
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2015, Cost £169,920
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Alternative Plant Protection Technologies
Herbicide use, Weeds
SCF0221: Beef Feed Efficiency Programme: Improving The Sustainability and Competitive Position of The UK Beef Industry Through Selective Breeding – Meat Quality.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2020 To 2023, Cost £866,367
SCF0224: MethaneInhib - Methane-inhibiting livestock feed supplements: review of net impacts, barriers to success and consumer acceptance
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2021 To 2021, Cost £70,768
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