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Contractor / Funded Organisation: British Potato Council

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

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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
 
 
LK0931: Enhanced prediction of susceptibility to mechanical damage in harvested and stored potatoes
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2006, Cost £184,572
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Supply of Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, LINK Programme, Potatoes, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Vegetables
 
 
LK0953: Stewardship of neonicotinoid insecticides
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £232,474
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop pathology and disease management
Keywords:  
Crop Diseases, Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
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
Keywords:  
Crop Pests, Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Technology Transfer
 
 
LK0966: Managing potato cyst nematode through maximising natural decline and population suppression
Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2008, Cost £278,927
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0982: Sustainable long term management of wireworms on potato
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2010, Cost £287,333
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0988: Reducing the risk of diffuse pollution by improved assessment of the nutrient content in farm manures and biosolids via Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy (NIRS)
Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2011, Cost £427,579
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
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