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gmo foods
2014-06-12 11:40:36

Genetically-modified crops might eventually be able to prevent blight or prevent starvation on a massive scale, but the prospect of these disasters isn't enough to convince someone who is strongly against their use, according to a new study in the journal Appetite.

Secrets Of Potato Blight Evolution Could Aid Farmers In Fighting Back
2014-01-31 09:32:05

Scientists have discovered vital clues as to how the pathogen responsible for the Irish potato famine adapted to spread between different plant species.

Cause Of The Irish Potato Famine Revealed
2013-05-21 11:53:17

An international team of scientists reveals that a unique strain of potato blight they call HERB-1 triggered the Irish potato famine of the mid-19th century

2011-01-19 23:22:00

Scientists are reporting a key advance toward development of a way to combat the terrible plant diseases that caused the Irish potato famine and still inflict billions of dollars of damage to crops each year around the world.

2010-11-17 21:14:37

Scientists are reporting a key advance toward development of a way to combat the terrible plant diseases that caused the Irish potato famine and still inflict billions of dollars of damage to crops each year around the world.

2010-05-20 13:14:00

HAMDEN, Conn., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quinnipiac University will open a major exhibition of sculpture, paintings and writings about the Irish Famine on Friday, May 21, at the Consulate General of Ireland in New York City.

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2008-01-29 15:35:00

More than 99 percent of all modern potato varieties planted today are the direct descendents of varieties that once grew in the lowlands of south-central Chile.

2007-04-19 06:00:12

By Mara, Miriam O'Kane ABSTRACT: Nuala O'Faolain's novel My Dream of You connects the Great Famine and contemporary women's status in the Republic of Ireland.


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