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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Farplant Sales Limited

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

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HL0172LHN: Producing High Quality Horticultural Growing Media through the Retention of Plant Structure in Composted Food-Processing Waste
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2006, Cost £198,000
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Labour
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Agricultural Waste, Composting, Farming, Amenity, Horticulture, Natural Resource Use, Others, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
HL0179LHN: Producing a horticultural growing media peat replacement through the retention of plant structure in composted food-processing waste "COMPEAT"
Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £415,000
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Waste Reduction and Recycling in the Food Chain
Keywords:  
Composting, Food manufacturing industry, Food Processing Sciences, Integrated Farming Systems, LINK Programme, Soils, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Sustainable Farming Systems
 
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