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Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - Nottingham

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

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AC0115: GHG Platform - Methane Emissions Factors
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2014, Cost £3,958,404
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Emissions from Agriculture to Air
 
 
AC0205: Developing technologies to improve the fertility of dairy cows
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2008, Cost £200,000
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Mitigating Nitrogen and Carbon Emissions to Air
Keywords:  
Dairy, Agriculture and Climate Change, Air Pollution, Farming, Genetics, Animal, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Reproduction
 
 
AC0218: Modelling nutritional effects on reproduction in dairy cows
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £76,764
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Mitigating Nitrogen and Carbon Emissions to Air
Keywords:  
Dairy, Agriculture and Climate Change, Livestock, Modelling, Renewable materials, Reproduction, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
AC0219: Methane emissions by individual dairy cows under commercial conditions
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £174,451
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Mitigating Nitrogen and Carbon Emissions to Air
Keywords:  
Dairy, Agriculture and Climate Change, Livestock, Renewable materials, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
AC0220: Factors associated with oestrous expression in dairy cows
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £75,355
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Mitigating Nitrogen and Carbon Emissions to Air
Keywords:  
Dairy, Agriculture and Climate Change, Livestock, Renewable materials, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
AE0131: The use of seaweed flies to assess the long-term effects of environmental mutagens
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £51,305
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Marine
Theme:   Scientific Support for the Radioactive Substances Act 1960 and Related Matters
Keywords:  
Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Water quality monitoring
 
 
AN0206: The role of specific dietary fatty acids and antioxidants in modulating circulating lipid profiles and arterial disease.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £496,262
Theme:   Role of dietary lipids in the development of heart disease
 
 
AN0303: Relationship of physico-chemical structure of starch and digestibility on the lower gut.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1994, Cost £213,729
Theme:   Role of complex carbohydrates in the diet
 
 
AN06117: Development of a method for the detection of adulteration of basmati rice
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 1999, Cost £34,500
Theme:   Food authenticity and adulteration: RESEARCH
 
 
AN0660: On line food authentication by visual identification of DNA marker
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1998, Cost £132,789
Theme:   Food authenticity and adulteration: RESEARCH
 
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