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Defra: detecting and measuring the peat content in a bag of growing media

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs invites applications to tender for the development of a methodology to detect and measure the peat content in a bag of growing media.

This project will suggest, develop and evaluate methodologies that could be utilised to detect and measure the peat content of a bag of growing media; this will contribute to the work of the new sustainable growing media task force. Successful candidates of this phase of the project, will proceed on to the second phase of laboratory testing of the most suitable candidates from the review of current methods.

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