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Scientists have figured out what caused the Irish Famine
# Famine
From TheJournal.ie
# Famine

Scientists have figured out what caused the Irish Famine

May 21st 2013, 10:48 AM 21,957 Views 76 Comments

The fatal pathogen was uncovered in dried potato plant samples that were over 120 years old.

Explainer: When and why are blight warnings issued?
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From TheJournal.ie
# Blight

Explainer: When and why are blight warnings issued?

Jun 30th 2012, 8:45 AM 11,511 Views 10 Comments

And what should potato-growers do in response? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

GM potato trials could be held in Carlow
# GM Trials
From TheJournal.ie
# GM Trials

GM potato trials could be held in Carlow

Feb 28th 2012, 2:15 PM 3,930 Views 54 Comments

The Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Teagasc, is seeking a licence to grow GM potatoes in order to examine the potential impact on Irish ecosystems.