£12m research funds to beat livestock diseases

Watts, Andrew
August 2007
Farmers Weekly;8/3/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 5, p8
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The article reports on the plan of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to spend £ 12 million for research on the treatment of endemic livestock diseases and identify ways to minimize the cost involved in such program in Great Britain. A study on the causes and treatment of post-weaning multi-systemic wasting syndrome is also included in the project. National Farmers Union (NFU) president Peter Kendall addressed the lack of funding in some areas of agriculture.


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