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Fluffywelshsheep

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Near Stirling, Central Scotland
3.5m for potato disease research
« on: April 17, 2009, 05:19:43 pm »
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/tayside_and_central/8003860.stm

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Dundee scientists will lead a 3.5m investigation into potato blight, which was responsible for the Irish potato famine and problems across the globe.

sellickbhoy

  • Joined Jan 2009
  • Muiravonside, near Linlithgow
Re: 3.5m for potato disease research
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2009, 05:29:12 pm »
wee bit late no?

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: 3.5m for potato disease research
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2009, 08:58:56 am »
Better late than never - especially if they can find a way to control it without harmful chemicals or GM.

Fluffywelshsheep

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Near Stirling, Central Scotland
Re: 3.5m for potato disease research
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2009, 04:54:46 pm »
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