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Field of Study: Pesticide Safety

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CE0411: Slug control using novel management systems
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £220,456
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Theme:   Alternative Plant Protection Technologies
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Crop Pests, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
LK0902: Exploiting weed patch dynamics
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2002, Cost £464,043
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Theme:   Pesticide Application and Operator Safety.
Keywords:  
LINK Programme, Application, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Plants and Animals, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
LK0903: Combating insecticide resistance in the peach potato aphid
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £258,272
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Theme:   Strategies to Avoid Resistance to Pesticides
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, LINK Programme, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticides, Potatoes, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Vegetables
 
 
LK0911: Air induction nozzles: interaction of spray liquid with nozzle design and effects on drift, penetration & retention.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2001, Cost £198,997
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Theme:   Pesticide Application and Operator Safety.
Keywords:  
Farming, LINK Programme, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
LK0920: Providing a scientific basis for the avoidance of fungicide resistance in plant pathogens
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2005, Cost £631,782
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Scottish Agricultural College, Bayer UK Ltd, Syngenta, ADAS UK Ltd., Du Pont (UK) Ltd, BASF plc, Rothamsted Research (BBSRC), Home Grown Cereals Authority
Theme:   Understanding Pesticide Resistance
Keywords:  
LINK Programme, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Plants and Animals, Resistance, Sustainable Farming and Food, Biotechnology
 
 
LK0922: Spray behaviour at reduced application volumes
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2006, Cost £117,275
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Hardi International, Syngenta, Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC), Billericay Farm Services Ltd, Lurmark Limited, Cleanacres Machinery, Crop Protection association UK Ltd, Arable Research Centres, Micron Sprayers Ltd, Home Grown Cereals Authority
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
LINK Programme, Application, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Plants and Animals, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
LK0949: Opportunities to reduce environmental contamination by pesticides through modified and novel spray application methods matched to crop canopy characteristics
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2006, Cost £315,722
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Agricultural Industries Confederation (VI), Syngenta Crop Protection UK Ltd, Velcourt Ltd, Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC), Househams Sprayers Ltd, Flow Research Evaluation, Velcourt Enterprise Ltd - LINK DUMMY ONLY
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Crop Pests, Crops, Farming, LINK Programme, Pest and Weed Control, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
OC8609: Invertebrate fauna of cereal fields
Time Scale & Cost
From 1988 To 1992, Cost £174,905
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Southampton
Theme:   Ecological and economic effects of pesticides in reduced input systems.
 
 
OC8812: Studies on cytochrome P450 enzymes involved in herbicide tolerance
Time Scale & Cost
From 1989 To 1992, Cost £82,692
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Theme:   Strategies to Avoid Resistance to Pesticides
 
 
OC8818: Novel methods of pest control
Time Scale & Cost
From 1989 To 1992, Cost £74,592
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Theme:   Strategic Research on Crop Protection by Hormones, Semiochemicals,Elicitors and Biological Control
 
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