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Thread #150911   Message #3518819
Posted By: beardedbruce
24-May-13 - 11:36 AM
Thread Name: BS: Irish Potato Blight- Cause found
Subject: BS: Irish Potato Famine- Cause found
The Irish potato famine that caused mass starvation and approximately 1 million deaths in the mid-19th century was triggered by a newly identified strain of potato blight that has been christened "HERB-1," according to a new study.