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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Monsanto UK Ltd

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

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FT1009: Investigating Wheat Functionality Through Breeding and End Use (FQS 23)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2007, Cost £554,835
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Food Quality and Safety LINK Programme
Keywords:  
Breeding, Cereals, Food and Drink, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Materials Science, Baking, Sustainable Farming and Food, Biotechnology
 
 
HL01102: Reducing herbicide use in row crops with new targeted application methods treating detected weeds in bands or spots.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2012, Cost £181,030
 
 
HL0183LFV: Minimising environmental impact of weed control in vegetables by weed detection and spot herbicide application
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2009, Cost £171,955
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Horticulture LINK
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environment, Environmental Protection, Herbicide use, Horticulture, Land, LINK Programme, Sustainable Production, Vegetables, Weed Control
 
 
LK09125: New wheat root ideotypes for yield performance in reduced input agriculture
Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2015, Cost £545,189
 
 
LK0923: Improving crop profitability by using minimum cultivation and exploiting grass weed ecology.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2005, Cost £400,002
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop botany and weed science
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Natural Resource Use, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Weed Control
 
 
LK0932: Reduced fusarium ear blight and mycotoxins through improved resistance (REFAM)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2007, Cost £238,068
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop genetics and breeding
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Crop Improvement, Farming, LINK Programme, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Biotechnology
 
 
LK0956: Components of resistance to diseases in winter oilseed rape cultivars
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £455,226
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop pathology and disease management
Keywords:  
Breeding, Crop Diseases, Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Oilseed Rape, Pathogens, Plant Pests and Diseases, Arable Farming, Resistance, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LK0964: Novel resources for oilseed rape breeding. Improving harvest index. (ORB-LINK)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £233,151
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop genetics and breeding
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Genetics, Genomics, LINK Programme, Oilseed Rape, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
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