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Contractor / Funded Organisation: BBSRC Central Office

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

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AC0105: The contribution of ammonification to N2O emissions from soils
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £55,344
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Emissions from Agriculture to Air
Keywords:  
Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Environmental Protection, Sustainable Production
 
 
AW0508: Long-term effects of elevated stress hormone levels in early development
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £37,254
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Stress Physiology and farm animal welfare
Keywords:  
Birds, Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Stress Hormone, Zebra Finch
 
 
AW1140: Pain experience in domestic fowl: associations between clinical symptoms, biochemical markers & self-selection of analgesics
Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2012, Cost £606,101
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Strategic research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
BD2303: Biodiversity on farms: a complex systems approach
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £687,413
Theme:   Horizon-scanning & Cross-Cutting Issues
Keywords:  
 
 
BD5208: Extension to WEB (Widescale Enhancement of Biodiversity) BD1466
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2013, Cost £373,441
Theme:   Improving the Wildlife Value of Farmland
Keywords:  
 
 
FO0215: Government Partnership Award for BBSRC project (BB/G020418/1) Claviceps purpurea (Ergot)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2013, Cost £137,038
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Waste Reduction and Recycling in the Food Chain
Keywords:  
Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
FT0903: Health Effects of Conjugated Linoleic Acid - Implications for Dairy Production (EFH 16)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £40,000
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Eating, Food and Health LINK Programme
Keywords:  
Dairy, Food and Drink, Food Ingredients, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Healthy Eating, Milk Quality, Nutrition
 
 
FT1568: Enhanced sustainability of chilled prepared foods by using risk assessment to set shelf life, reduce processing energy and wastage whilst assuring safety
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2012, Cost £177,350
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Advanced Food Manufacturing Programme
Keywords:  
Agriculture and Food Chain, LINK Programme, Manufacturing Efficiency, Resource efficient and resilient food chain, Bacteria, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Waste
 
 
HH3726SPC: Tomato Genome project
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £300,000
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Supply of Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables
Keywords:  
Breeding, Farming, Genomics, Horticulture, Protected Cropping, Quality, Sustainable Farming and Food, Tomatoes
 
 
IF0109: Selecting Genes for Function: Exploring Genetic Diversity in Grasses to Manage the Biophysical Interactions in Grassland Soils
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £67,533
Theme:   Integrated Farming Systems - A
Keywords:  
 
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