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#blight

# blight - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Scientists have figured out what caused the Irish Famine

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

# blight - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Explainer: When and why are blight warnings issued?

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

# blight - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

GM potato trials could be held in Carlow

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.