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HH3123SFV: Using Habitat Manipulation to provide Effective Biological Control for Outdoor and Semi-protected Horticultural Crops
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2010, Cost £1,261,906
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Pest Control
Keywords:  
Farming, Allocated - WHRI, Horticulture, Pest Control, Rural Communities, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Vegetables, Biological Control
 
 
HH3610SX: Labour-saving for Horticulture (WG)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2005, Cost £74,558
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Labour
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Natural Resource Use, Natural Resources and Labour, Rural Communities, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
HH3731SHN: Manipulation of shoot branching behaviour in woody plants
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £570,614
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   East Malling Research
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Supply of Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables
Keywords:  
Farming, Allocated - EMR, Hardy Nursery Stock, Horticulture, Ornamentals, Quality, Rural Communities, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
HL0173LFV: Mechanical weed control for integrated and organic salad and brassica production
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2007, Cost £144,926
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Robert Montgomery Ltd, Edwards Brothers, AGCO Ltd, Horticultural Development Council, Warwick - HRI, Allium and Brassica Centre Limited, Garford Farm Machinery, Robydome Electronics
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Weed Control
Keywords:  
Brassicas, Farming, Herbicide use, Horticulture, Organic, Organic Farming, Rural Communities, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Vegetables, Weeds
 
 
IS0205: Determining the environmental burdens and resource use in the production of agricultural and horticultural commodities.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2005, Cost £399,077
Contractors / Funded Organisations:  
Theme:   Agricultural and Farming Systems
Keywords:  
 
 
LS1621: Analysis of England Sheep Farmers Attitudes Towards Sheep Handling Marketing Practices
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2004, Cost £10,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Technology and information transfer initiatives
Keywords:  
Breeding, Farm Management, Farming, Livestock Farming, Marketing, Rural Communities, Sheep, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS1622: Assessing livestock farmers’ attitudes towards consequential loss insurance
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2004, Cost £49,041
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Technology and information transfer initiatives
Keywords:  
Disease Control, Farming, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Rural Communities, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS2202: Development of selection indices for longwool sheep to breed halfbred ewes of superior economic performance
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2006, Cost £1,937,178
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Wales, Aberystwth
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   To underpin the genetic improvement of sheep
Keywords:  
Farming, Genetics, Livestock Farming, Peer Review, Rural Communities, Sheep, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS3004: To demonstrate the value of a selection index incorporating CT scans to improve carcass conformation in sheep - production of CT scans
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2004, Cost £65,930
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Genetic approaches to improving efficiency and quality of UK beef cattle and sheep
Keywords:  
Farming, Genetics, Livestock Farming, Rural Communities, Sheep, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
LS3005: Demonstration of genetic improvement in crossbred progeny from Swaledale sheep
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £33,046
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Genetic approaches to improving efficiency and quality of UK beef cattle and sheep
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Rural Communities, Sheep, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Technology Transfer
 
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