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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Frontier Agriculture

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

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LK0822: Developing an alternative UK industrial crop Artemisia annua, for the extraction of Artemisinin to treat multi-drug resistant malaria.
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2010, Cost £469,150
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Theme:   Renewable industrial materials
Disease Control, Renewable materials, Biotechnology, Biotech-non GM
LK0823: UK cultivation of rosemary to provide the raw materials for development of a new genre of bio-based antioxidants
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2011, Cost £404,961
LK0837: Micro-encapsulation of active ingredients using renewable material from rye and maize pollens
Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2011, Cost £164,834
LK09102: Integrated control of the bean seed beetle, Bruchus rufimanus
Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £299,860
LK09125: New wheat root ideotypes for yield performance in reduced input agriculture
Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2015, Cost £545,189
LK09128: Minimising nitrous oxide intensities of arable crop products (MIN NO)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2014, Cost £1,970,971
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
LK0955: Development of drip irrigation technology as a delivery system for the improved targeting and control of nematode pests in a range of root crops
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £211,764
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop pathology and disease management
Crop Pests, Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Technology Transfer
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