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Importance of Potato Virus X in the Growing of Potatoes

Nature volume 155, pages 3839 (13 January 1945) | Download Citation

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VIRUS diseases are estimated to cause a loss in Great Britain of one million tons of potatoes a year, and this in spite of the importation of large quantities of seed potatoes; for example, last autumn and winter the Government imported 400,000 tons of seed potatoes from Scotland and Ireland.

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  1. F.R.S., Plant Virus Research Station, School of Agriculture, Cambridge

    • KENNETH M. SMITH
  2. Plant Virus Research Station, School of Agriculture, Cambridge

    • ROY MARKHAM

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