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AC0101: An improved inventory of greenhouse gases from agriculture
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £1,049,948
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER), North Wyke Research
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Emissions from Agriculture to Air
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Air Pollution, Ammonia, Pollution, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
AC0221: Scoping the potential to reduce GHG emissions associated with N fertiliser applied to arable crops
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £80,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Mitigating Nitrogen and Carbon Emissions to Air
Keywords:  
Agriculture and Climate Change, Fertiliser Application, Mitigation, Nitrous oxide, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
AC0222: Feasibility of Green House Gas (GHG) mitigation methods
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £99,239
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Mitigating Nitrogen and Carbon Emissions to Air
Keywords:  
Agriculture and Climate Change, Abatement Costs, Greenhouse Effect, Mitigation, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
AC0302: A Research and Innovation Network Supporting Adaptation in Agriculture to Climate Change
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £327,360
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Climate Change and Adaptation in Agriculture
Keywords:  
Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Agriculture and Climate Change, Environmental Protection, Allocated - WHRI, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
AC0405: Potential for solar energy in food manufacturing, distribution and retailing
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2006, Cost £55,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Brunel
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Energy in Agriculture and Food
Keywords:  
Energy, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Farming and Food, Technology Transfer
 
 
AR0316: Oilseed rape crop ecology: optimising crop husbandry for conservation biological control and greater biodiversity
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £415,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop zoology and pest science
Keywords:  
Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Crops, Farming, Invertebrates, Natural Resource Use, Oilseed Rape, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Biodiversity, Biological Control
 
 
AR0317: Assessing the environmental impact of crop production practice: beyond the GM farm-scale evaluation (joint with CGMP)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2006, Cost £790,675
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop zoology and pest science
Keywords:  
Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Crops, Farming, Invertebrates, Natural Resource Use, Oilseed Rape, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Weeds, Biodiversity, Biological Control
 
 
AR0318: Habitat diversification and aphid-specific natural enemies in arable ecosystems: optimising crop protection and environmental benefits
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £768,750
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop zoology and pest science
Keywords:  
Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Environmental Protection, Natural Resource Use, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
AR0407: Modelling weed crop dynamics and competition to improve long-term weed management
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2005, Cost £968,333
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop botany and weed science
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Natural Resource Use, Peer Review, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Weed Control
 
 
AR0408: Sustainable weed management: development of techniques to balance biodiversity benefits with retention of yields
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2005, Cost £443,644
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Arable Crops
Theme:   Arable crop botany and weed science
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Natural Resource Use, Arable Farming, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production, Weed Control
 
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