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English seas ‘worth their weight in gold’

A NEW REPORT on the value of English seas has been released, which suggests that UK waters have significant economic worth.                     The study titled, ‘The value of Marine Protected Areas in the UK to divers and anglers’ was jointly published by the Universities of Aberdeen,…
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Farm app to predict harvests

POTATO FARMERS will be able to predict future harvests using a new smartphone app.   Farmers have traditionally relied on cumbersome and inaccurate manual measurements to predict crop yields. But the new app will take photographs of the ground coverage of the potato leaf canopy and analyse them to predict crop development.   The technology,…
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