Second GM crop trial could go ahead this year

UK Telegraph Genetically modified (GM) crops could be grown in Norfolk in the second trial of the new technology to take place in Britain this year.

The news means Britain has now has two ongoing GM trials this year, despite the concern of environmental campaigners.

Scientists in the Sainsbury Laboratory at the John Innes Centre have applied to start a three-year trial of blight-resistant GM potatoes in May.

Around 400 potato plants will be sown in the plot at the Norwich Research Park behind high fences and with 24 hour security.

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