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#Potatoes – Crop of the Future? A discussion with Prof Anton Haverkort

Forty years ago, when I was working in Turkey, I met another young man called Anton Haverkort, just setting out on his career. He grew up on a potato farm in the Netherlands, studied potatoes, and came to Turkey to … Continue reading

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Non-GM blight resistant potatoes champion, the Sarvari Research Trust, faces collapse

The future of the Sarvari Research Trust – which researches and produces non-GM blight resistant potatoes – is in doubt, said its director, Dr David Shaw, at the Trust’s 10th open day, near Bangor, North Wales, Friday last (3 August). … Continue reading

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