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Wheat found in Mesolithic Britain 2000 years before farming arrived.

Einkorn – the first wheat   Some of you may know that I co-authored a book called “Arable Plants – a field guide” about 12 years ago (still available from all good internet book outlets, and possibly some bookshops too: … Continue reading

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UKIP’s Roger Helmer ventures into supporting renewable energy, and gets it all wrong.

      More UKIP bonkersness. Roger Helmer has now decided he supports renewable energy, but only if it is bioethanol distilled from wheat. This appears to be because he doesn’t want a bioethanol distillery built in Stocton (sic) on … Continue reading

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