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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Scottish Crop Research Institute

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

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AW0123(1): The application of a Novel Qualitative Methodology to the Assessment of Behaviour and Welfare in Farm Animals.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £255,267
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
 
 
CB02003: Farm-scale evaluations of GM spring oilseed rape and wildlife
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2003, Cost £1,307,068
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Theme:   Biotechnology (CB02)
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Agri-Environment, Environmental Protection, GM Non-Food, GM Risk Assessment, Land, Wildlife conservation, Biodiversity
 
 
CB02020: Factors affecting cross-pollination in OSR growing under typical UK conditions (was RG0125)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2007, Cost £825,105
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Theme:   Biotechnology (CB02)
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, GM Non-Food, GM Risk Assessment, Oilseed Rape, Arable Farming, Pollination, Biotechnology
 
 
CB02025: Insertion of cauliflower mosaic virus DNA into host genomes during natural viral infections
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £203,329
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Theme:   Biotechnology (CB02)
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environmental Protection, GM Non-Food, GM Risk Assessment, Land, Plant diseases, Biodiversity
 
 
CB02033: Monitoring occurrence of GM oilseed rape volunteers in subsequent oilseed rape crops at FSE sites
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2005, Cost £500,000
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Theme:   Biotechnology (CB02)
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environmental Protection, GM Non-Food, GM Risk Assessment, Land, Biodiversity
 
 
HH1519TSF: Year round soft fruit production with particular regard to raspberry and blackberry.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 2000, Cost £265,408
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Crop scheduling
 
 
HH2203NSF: Physiological, biochemical and molecular characterisation of bud dormancy in woody perennial species
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2005, Cost £365,201
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Supply of Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables
Keywords:  
Breeding, Farming, Fruit, Horticulture, Organic Farming, Quality, Raspberries, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
HH3713: Desk study on winter chill in fruit
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2004, Cost £62,783
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Supply of Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Farming, Fruit, Horticulture
 
 
HL01105: Developing biocontrol methods and their integration in sustainable pest and disease management in blackcurrant production
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2015, Cost £440,654
 
 
HL01109: Sustainable Crop and Environment Protection – Targeted Research for Edibles: SCEPTRE
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2014, Cost £760,000
Keywords:  
 
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