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BBSRC mention: Could 'Betty' save our forests?

BBSRC mention: Could 'Betty' save our forests? | BIOSCIENCE NEWS | Scoop.it
A team of researchers from the John Innes Centre in Norwich said they hoped to use 'Betty' clone saplings that meant ash trees will continue to survive in the UK.
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Professor Melanie Welham, BBSRC Chief Executive, said:


“Working across Government we issued this rapid response to ensure the UK’s excellent plant science base was primed to help combat the threat of ash dieback.

Tree pests and pathogens present a significant challenge to our woodlands and habitats, but through fundamental bioscience research we can gain the vital insights needed to help protect the UK’s trees.”
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BBSRC funded, JIC mention: Audio - Ash dieback game to fight disease. BBC Radio 4 - Today

BBSRC funded, JIC mention: Audio - Ash dieback game to fight disease. BBC Radio 4 - Today | BIOSCIENCE NEWS | Scoop.it
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
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From 1hr23m02secs to 1hr28m02secs hear John Innes Centre scientists discuss the BBSRC-funded Facebook game 'Fraxinus' which will help the fight against the deadly disease. 

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