BASF spud trials resuscitate GM crop debate

Davies, Isabel
December 2006
Farmers Weekly;12/8/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 23, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of Great Britain's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to approve the plan of BASF to conduct trials on genetically modified blight-resistant potato. The trials will take place in Derbyshire and Cambridgeshire in England in 2007. The National Farmers Union approved the proposed trials. The British Potato Council did not support the trials due to consumer concern on genetically modified foods.


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