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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
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
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
 
 
BD5001: Characterisation of soil structural degradation under grassland and development of measures to ameliorate its impact on biodiversity and other soil functions.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2014, Cost £784,975
Contractors / Funded Organisations:  
Theme:   Horizon-scanning & Cross-Cutting Issues
Keywords:  
 
 
CB01024: UK soil and herbage study
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £122,181
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Environment Agency
Field of Study:   Chemicals and Nanotechnology
Theme:   Chemicals in the Environment (CB01)
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Environmental Protection, Pollution, Soil
 
 
CB01039: Protocols to simulate biodegradation in the marine environment and soil amended with sewage sludge
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2006, Cost £198,600
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Astra Zeneca
Field of Study:   Chemicals and Nanotechnology
Theme:   Chemicals in the Environment (CB01)
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Environmental Effects, Environmental Protection, Hazardous substances, Marine Impacts, Pollution, Sewage Sludge, Soil, Toxic Substances, Water Pollution, Biological Effects
 
 
CB02018: Determining risks to soil organisms associated with a genetically modified crop expressing a biopesticide in its roots (was RG0122)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2004, Cost £36,882
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Leeds
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Theme:   Biotechnology (CB02)
Keywords:  
Farming, GM Non-Food, GM Risk Assessment, Horticulture, Potatoes, Soil, Vegetables, Biopesticide, Biotechnology
 
 
CB02024: Mechanisms for investigating changes in soil ecology due to GMO releases
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2004, Cost £49,784
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Atkins Environment
Field of Study:   Biotechnology and GMOs
Theme:   Biotechnology (CB02)
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environmental Protection, Genetically modified food and crops, GM Non-Food, GM Risk Assessment, Land, Soil, Biodiversity
 
 
CB0460: Development of OECD test protocols for assessment of effects of nano silver particles on soil microbial diversity.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2012, Cost £23,863
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Centre For Ecology and Hydrology (CEH)
Field of Study:   Chemicals and Nanotechnology
Theme:   Chemicals in the Environment (CB04)
Keywords:  
Soil
 
 
CC0233: Nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils, and the potential for their reduction
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2001, Cost £308,587
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Edinburgh
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Greenhouse gas emissions and control
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Environmental Protection, Land, Soils
 
 
CC0407: Soil survey, sampling and analysis for ECN
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £192,018
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Soil Survey and Land Research Centre
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship, Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Environmental Change Network (ECN) (CC04)
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Climate Change, Environmental Change, Environmental Protection, Land, Monitoring, Soil
 
 
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
Contractors / Funded Organisations:  
Theme:   Agri-environment Workstream
Keywords:  
 
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