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Hydroponics

Volume 894: debated on Monday 23 June 1975

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77.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if his Department is sponsoring any research in hydroponic growing in the United Kingdom.

Yes. My Department has commissioned research on hydroponics with both the Agricultural Research Council and the Agricultural Development Advisory Service. Research is being carried out at the ARC's Glasshouse Crops Research Institute on the development of the nutrient film system of crop

1971–721972–731973–741974–75
£m.£m.£m.£m.
England and Wales5·46·714·619·5
Scotland0·10·50·50·5
5·57·215·120·0
1. It is not possible to show separate figures for England and Wales.
2. MAFF expenditure in Scotland covers the Torry Research Station (from 1st April 1972, prior to which date it was the responsibility of the Department of Trade and Industry) and the Lasswade Laboratory, Edinburgh.