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Contractor / Funded Organisation: The Arable Group

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

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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
 
 
LK09106: Using legume-based mixtures to enhance the nitrogen use efficiency and economic viability of cropping systems.
Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2011, Cost £696,397
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK09134: Reducing GHG emissions, nitrate pollution and lost productivity by fully automating N fertiliser management
Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2014, Cost £593,101
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
 
 
LK0969: Assessment of wheat blossom midge risk and exploitation of resistant and tolerant varieties
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £238,181
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0971: Managing uncropped land in order to enhance biodiversity benefits of the arable farmed landscape
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2010, Cost £503,701
Theme:   Improving the Wildlife Value of Farmland
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0971X: Managing uncropped land in order to enhance biodiversity benefits of the arable farmed landscape (1 yr extension)
Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £161,726
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
 
 
LK0993: Optimising pesticide use in arable agriculture by improving nozzle selection based on product efficiency to give optimised use and improved spray drift control
Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £195,115
Theme:   LINK: Sustainable Arable
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0999: Adaptive winter wheat populations: development, genetic characterisation and application
Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2013, Cost £710,304
Keywords:  
 
 
PS2024: Options for the development of a model for evaluation of bystander & resident exposures to pesticides used in orchard, hops & bush fruit applications
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £44,597
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Agriculture, Crops, Environment, Environmental Protection, Health Effects, Hops, Modelling, Application, Pesticides, Pollution
 
 
PS2025: Preliminary investigations for reducing uncertainties in estimates of non-target contamination by pesticide sprays
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2010, Cost £36,170
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Application
 
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