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Towards a UK research strategy for alternative crops

Towards a UK research strategy for alternative crops

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Published by Silsoe Research Centre in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Carried out for the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food.

Statementco-ordinated by Silsoe Research Institute ; conducted by ADAS ...[et al.] ; [C.J. Chisholm (editor)].
ContributionsChisholm, C. J., Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food., Silsoe Research Institute., Agricultural Development and Advisory Service.
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Open LibraryOL19847071M

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UK agriculture is relatively new to the use of cover Cited by: 5. ALTERNATIVE CROPS AND CULTIVARS FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES - Mahmud A. Duwayri* * Director, Plant Production and Protection Division (AGP), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy.“Alternative Crops and Cultivars for New Opportunities” is one of the Programme Entities/Projects of the Crop and Grassland Service of the.

Alternative crops. on new database. A DATABASE of latest research and developments in alternative crops is to be launched by junior farm minister, Elliot Morley, later this month. body, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), aiming to bring together the seven UK we are targeting grant applications towards a coherent and clear research programme.

3 Shape a programme of world class digital research Responsibility for delivery of the research strategy lies with the Research and. The shift towards alternative crops may comprise an efficient way for creating a new productive, developmental model for the country.

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Developing a long-term research and innovation strategy to address the challenges facing agriculture, rural communites and society at large began in June at the Milan Expo. Now the process has ended and the final paper is available to download.toward determining if the strategy is producing results, versus controlling performance.

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