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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
Keywords:  
 
 
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
Keywords:  
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
Keywords:  
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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