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The FOOTPRINT Software Tools : Pesticide Risk Assessment and Management in the EU at different spatial scales
FOOTPRINT was a research project in the 6th Framework Programme which developed a suite of three pesticide risk prediction and management tools, for use by three different end-user communities: - farmers and extension ...
FOOTPRINT Pesticide Properties Database : Why and how it was developed and its future role in environmental risk assessments
The demand for pesticide data has grown considerably over recent decades, due to more stringent regulatory controls and the use of data-hungry modelling, risk assessment and decision support systems. Identifying relevant, ...
Research into the current and potential climate change mitigation impacts of environmental stewardship (BD2302)
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), 2008-11)
In March 2005 the UK Government launched ‘Securing the Future – UK Government sustainable development strategy’, a component of which is ‘sustainable production and consumption’. In addition, the Department for Environment, ...
GREENERGY - Energy optimisation in European greenhouses : D16: Core SME greenhouse growers final energy consumption data
(European Commission, 2008-07)
GREENERGY - Energy optimisation in European greenhouses : D6/D7/D8: Reference Greenhouse, Core Calculation Module and Graphical User Interface for the Energy Auditing Tool (EAT). Final Version.
(European Commission, 2008-03)
The aim of the GREENERGY project was to investigate the greenhouse energy requirements for different areas in Europe. A tool for auditing energy efficiency in greenhouses, a set of technical improvements measures and a ...
Woody biomass energy crops : possibilities for physical and biological carbon sequestration
Bioenergy through short rotation forestry could hold potential for fossil fuel displacement mitigating enhanced climate change by using various combustion, carbon capture technologies, and sequestration technologies. Two ...
GREENERGY - Energy optimisation in European greenhouses : D9: Delivery of the Energy Auditing Tool (EAT)
(European Commission, 2008)
The Agricultural Document Library (ADLib) and its applications
In April 2004 the Agricultural Document Library (ADLib) was launched (www.adlib.ac.uk). It has been developed jointly by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU) at the University of Hertfordshire and TLR ...
Integrating strategies for wildlife management into agri-environment payment schemes : A decision support approach
The Entry Level Stewardship scheme gives farmers in England access to payments for managing their farms for the benefit of wildlife. Points are awarded for adopting a number of management practices from a list of options, ...