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Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - Warwick

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

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AW0133: An epidemiological study of risk factors associated with preweaning mortality on commercial pig farms
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2005, Cost £223,415
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Pigs, Sustainable Production
 
 
AW0135: An investigation to assess the impact of flooring types on the welfare and health of pigs
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2008, Cost £492,218
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Pigs, Plants and Animals
 
 
AW0510: Study to assess whether membership of a Farm Assurance Scheme affects compliance with animal welfare legislation and code
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2011, Cost £97,727
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Stress Physiology and farm animal welfare
Keywords:  
Livestock, Animal Welfare, On-Farm, Plants and Animals
 
 
AW1007: Investigations into the microbiological causes and effective control of foot rot
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2003, Cost £186,141
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm ruminants welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Diseases, Animal Health, Plants and Animals
 
 
AW1021: An intervention study to minimise footrot in sheep
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2007, Cost £353,335
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm ruminants welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Sheep
 
 
EC0102: Assessing the Environmental Impact of Liberalising Agricultural Trade - With Special Reference to EU-Mercosur
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £98,923
Theme:   Agri-environment Workstream
Keywords:  
 
 
FT1514: NON-CONTACT ULTRASONIC QUALITY INSPECTION OF FOOD PRODUCTS (AFM227)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £156,804
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Advanced Food Manufacturing Programme
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food Ingredients, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Food Safety, Process Technology, Products and Processes, Sensors/Analysis, Technology
 
 
FT1539: Non-Invasive Infrared (IR) Sensors for Food Quality Assessment (AFM 247 Br)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £89,808
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Efficient Food Manufacturing and Distribution
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Manufacturing Efficiency, Sensors/Analysis
 
 
HL01108: Optimising field-scale control of Fusarium basal rot and white rot of onion using Trichoderma amended substrates and pellets, and biofumigant Brassica and onion residues
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2013, Cost £68,797
 
 
HL0182LFV: Sustaining UK fresh onion supply by improving consumer accpetability, quality and availability
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £323,905
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Quality Food for Healthy Eating
Keywords:  
Food Quality, Horticulture, Organic Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Sustainable Farming Systems
 
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