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Irish potato

[′ī·rish pə′tād·ō]
(botany)
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IRISH POTATO FAMINE | IRISH IMMIGRANTS | DISEASE | CANADIAN HISTORY
How unlike Tony Blair, who was forever apologising for sins of the past including the slave trade and the Irish potato famine.
But simply printing out that paper you wrote last year about the Irish Potato Famine and "recycling" it for another class certainly violates the spirit--and in this case, the letter--of university life.
He's a miser, an Irish potato famine miser" - Peaches Geldof on her father Bob Geldof.
The fungus-like organism Phytophthora is the culprit, and it is equally lethal to potatoes, having been responsible for the Irish potato famine of the 1840s.
uk OUR SAY: PAGE 18 POTATO TIMELINE 1536 - The potato arrived in Europe 1609 - European sailors take the potato to China 1719 - Potatoes arrive in USA 1801 - First French Fries served in America 1845 - The Irish potato famine 1853 - Potato crisp invented in New York 1952 - 'Mr Potato Head' toy invented 1995 - The potato is grown in space 2008 - United Nations International Year of the Potato Ireland decimated by horrific famine BEGINNING in 1845 and lasting for six years, the potato famine killed more than a million men, women and children in Ireland and caused another million to flee the country.
California law already required lessons about women, African Americans, Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, as well as entrepreneurs, labor, the Irish potato famine, and the Holocaust.
Irish potato growers raked in an additional [euro]4m worth of sales last year by exporting surplus potatoes to the Continent to fill a gap in demand caused by droughts in Russia and Eastern Europe.
Researchers have sequenced the complete genome of Phytophthora infestans, the pathogen that caused the infamous Irish potato famine and the recent loss of potato and tomato crops in the eastern United States.
Greener Grass" is a tale that takes place during the infamous Irish potato famine.
Cream Of The Crop, the Irish potato grower and packaging company owned by north county Dublin family Peter Keogh & Sons, has launched limited edition 'Highland Burgundy' Red potatoes as part of its 'International Year of the Potato' celebrations.

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