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New study rewrites genetic history of sheep

At a time when the price of mutton is climbing and wool crashing, a groundbreaking new study has used advanced genetic sequencing technology to rewrite the history of sheep breeding and trading along the ancient Silk Road—insights ...

dateSep 01, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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What impact might Brexit have on UK agriculture?

With the United Kingdom's referendum on continued membership in the European Union (EU) approaching, experts are considering the impact of a vote to leave ('Brexit') on numerous aspects of UK society, including agriculture.

dateJun 03, 2016 in Environment
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