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Scots scientists hope their super-spud will help end crop devastation

The tatties are small, ­knobbly and tasteless but a rare breed of potato has been revealed as a super-spud. Scientists hope the Solanum x ­edinense – or Edinburgh potato – can help the worldwide battle against blight because it has a genetic immunity to the disease. Experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh have now discovered the potato that[Read More...]

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