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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Velcourt Ltd

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

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LK0850: Inorganic Polymer Bio-composites (IPBC)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2013, Cost £728,511
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0858: Agronomic Processes to Optimise Galanthamine Content of Daffodil Biomass. APOGCDB
Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2015, Cost £576,344
 
 
LK09102: Integrated control of the bean seed beetle, Bruchus rufimanus
Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £299,860
Keywords:  
 
 
LK09130: Reducing the impact of Sclerotinia disease on arable rotations, land use and vegetable crops
Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2013, Cost £430,109
Keywords:  
 
 
LK09133: Improved tools to rationalise and support stewardship programmes for SDHI fungicides to control cereal diseases in the UK (SA 575)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2014, Cost £549,604
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
 
 
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
 
 
LK0949: Opportunities to reduce environmental contamination by pesticides through modified and novel spray application methods matched to crop canopy characteristics
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2006, Cost £315,722
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Crop Pests, Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Pest and Weed Control, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
LK0973: Development and evaluation of low-phytate wheat germplasm to reduce diffuse phosphate pollution from pig and poultry production units
Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2010, Cost £385,287
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0974: Biofortification of wheat with selenium to increase human dietary intake
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £357,931
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Quality Food for Healthy Eating
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Farming, Arable Farming, Wheat Production
 
 
LK0976: Understanding evolution and selection of triazole resistance mechanisms in UK populations of Mycosphaerella graminicola
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £516,009
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
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