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Science and Research Projects

Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - Harper Adams Agricultural College

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

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BD1448: Cereal-based whole crop silages: a potential conservation mechanism for farmland birds in pastoral landscapes
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2007, Cost £319,345
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
Theme:   Grasslands
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Habitat conservation, Nature conservation, Biodiversity
 
 
EC0102: Assessing the Environmental Impact of Liberalising Agricultural Trade - With Special Reference to EU-Mercosur
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £98,923
Theme:   Agri-environment Workstream
Keywords:  
 
 
FT1022: The fate of Fusarium Mycotoxins in the cereal food chain (FQS64)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £451,564
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Food Quality and Safety LINK Programme
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Cereals, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Food Safety, Fungicide use, Maize, Process Technology, Toxic Substances
 
 
HL0196: Developing precision irrigation for field scale vegetable production, linking in-field moisture sensing, wireless networks and variable rate application technology
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2014, Cost £320,249
Keywords:  
 
 
HP0143: Development of a robust assay to estimate the viability of potato cyst nematodes Globodera spp.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2004, Cost £35,686
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Pest Control
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Potatoes, Sustainable Production, Vegetables
 
 
IS0212: Sustainable systems for pig weaner management (AGEWEAN)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2007, Cost £1,417,136
Theme:   Agricultural and Farming Systems
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0406: Integrated approach to nitrogen nutrition for wheat
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1996, Cost £588,543
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Strategic Crop breeding and Management relevant to Cereals Division.
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
LK09124: (JOINT FUNDED with BBSRC/RERAD/WAG)Harnessing new technologies for sustainable oat production and utilisation
Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2014, Cost £2,273,504
 
 
LK0918: Integrated control for PCN
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £467,803
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Pest Control
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, LINK Programme, Organic Farming, Pest Control, Potatoes, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Vegetables
 
 
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:  
 
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