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Benchmarking soils on their “DNA fingerprint” could prove valuable in helping farmers break through the potato yield plateau seen in the past decade. Potato growers have suffered a torrid time recently with a slump in prices and potatoes appearing less on our dinner plates. However, scientists are making big steps into understanding soils and how to manage them to boost crops. See also: Only 100 harvests left in UK farm soils, scientists warn Tony Miller of the John Innes Centre said […]