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FA0101: Verification of Meat from Traditional Cattle and Pig Breeds using SNP DNA Markers
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2011, Cost £46,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:  
Theme:   Food Authenticity
FO0309: The potential for special livestock breeds to deliver higher value added products
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2007, Cost £50,240
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Quality Food for Healthy Eating
Agriculture and Food Chain, Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Rare Breeds, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
LS3408: A comparison of mainstream and at risk cattle breeds for the management of the hills and uplands
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2009, Cost £275,929
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER), University Wales, Aberystwyth
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   Management of livestock production to sustain and enhance the environment in Less Favoured Areas
Agricultural Land, Cattle, Farming, Hill Farming, Landscape, Less Favoured Areas, Livestock Farming, Natural Resource Use, Rare Breeds, Rural Communities, Sustainable Production, Biodiversity
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