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Science and Research Projects

Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - The West of England

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

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AQ05501: Composition & properties of current & historical black smoke - Non R&D
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2002, Cost £19,350
Field of Study:   Air Quality
Theme:   Quantifying Exposure (AQ01)
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Air Pollution, Ammonia, Pollution
 
 
FT1004: Rapid Analytical Methods for Raw Produce Quality & Safety Attributes (FQS12)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £356,446
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Food Quality and Safety LINK Programme
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Hygiene, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Food Safety, Pesticide Residues, Process Technology, Biotechnology
 
 
FT1023: Rapid Analytical Systems for Raw Produce Quality and Safety Attributes: Phase 2 Mycotoxins (FQS61)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2006, Cost £365,000
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Food Quality and Safety LINK Programme
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food Ingredients, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Food Safety, Nutrition
 
 
HH3216SFV: Novel Proteomic and biosensor based strategies for detection of downy mildew infection
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2006, Cost £364,283
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Disease Control
Keywords:  
Breeding, Disease Control, Farming, Horticulture, Peas, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Vegetables, Biotechnology
 
 
HH3605NFV: Role of NO in water relations : Potential sources of NO in plants
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2003, Cost £42,947
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Labour
Keywords:  
Brassicas, Farming, Horticulture, Natural Resources and Labour, Vegetables, Water, Biotechnology
 
 
HH3607SX: Desk Study: Recent developments in understanding molecular responses of plants to water stress
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2004, Cost £48,386
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Labour
Keywords:  
Farming, Fruit, Horticulture, Vegetables
 
 
HH3703NFV: Potential role of nitric oxide in control of transpiration
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2002, Cost £26,474
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Supply of Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture
 
 
PH0185: Rapid detection methods for brown rot and ring rot in potato tubers based on sensors for volatile organic compounds
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2006, Cost £111,693
Field of Study:   Plant Health
Theme:   Plant Health (PH01)
Keywords:  
Plant health, Plant Pests and Diseases, Plants and Animals, Potatoes
 
 
SE3121: Social Science study to accompany the Badger Vaccine Deployment Project
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2014, Cost £384,669
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Evaluating currently available strategies for the control of TB in cattle and badgers
 
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