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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)

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

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AM0117: Covering slurry lagoons under IPPC. Part 1 - Scoping study
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2002, Cost £24,994
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
Theme:   Ammonia (AM01)
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Air Pollution, Ammonia, Pollution, Sustainable Production
 
 
AR0601: Electronic nose detection of invertebrate and mycological contaminants in grain (2722)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2001, Cost £64,286
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop commodity storage
 
 
AR0913: Sensing the physical and nutritional status of the root growth environment
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £298,878
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop physiology and technology
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Crops, Farming, Arable Farming, Soil, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
AR0915: Developing and disseminating decision support tools to the arable sector
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2004, Cost £343,856
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop physiology and technology
Keywords:  
Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Crops, Farming, Natural Resource Use, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
AR0919: Arable Decision Support - Development and Updating for 2005
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2005, Cost £47,282
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop physiology and technology
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
AW0225: Lighting & visual perception: defining an optimal light environment for laying hens.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2005, Cost £396,277
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Applied research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
AW0801: To improve the welfare of poultry during handling
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £224,000
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Engineering solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
 
 
AW0802: To improve the welfare of poultry during transport
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £224,000
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Engineering solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
 
 
AW0803: The preslaughter transportation of poultry by road
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1995, Cost £102,000
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Engineering solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
 
 
AW0804: Long distance road transport of farm animals
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £595,460
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Engineering solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
 
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