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Fast Work By University Of Georgia Herbarium And Digital Imaging Technology Helps Identify Poisonous Plant Eaten By Child

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July 19, 1999
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A three-year-old boy in the middle-Georgia town of Fitzgerald is alive and well thanks to the quick thinking of a county extension agent, two botanists from the University of Georgia's Herbarium and a UGA College of Agriculture initiative primarily designed to save farmers millions of dollars from crop loss from plant diseases.

ATHENS, Ga. -- A three-year-old boy in the middle-Georgia town of Fitzgerald is alive and well thanks to the quick thinking of a county extension agent, two botanists from the University of Georgia's Herbarium and a UGA College of Agriculture initiative primarily designed to save farmers millions of dollars from crop loss from plant diseases.


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University Of Georgia. "Fast Work By University Of Georgia Herbarium And Digital Imaging Technology Helps Identify Poisonous Plant Eaten By Child." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 19 July 1999. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/07/990719081051.htm>.
University Of Georgia. (1999, July 19). Fast Work By University Of Georgia Herbarium And Digital Imaging Technology Helps Identify Poisonous Plant Eaten By Child. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/07/990719081051.htm
University Of Georgia. "Fast Work By University Of Georgia Herbarium And Digital Imaging Technology Helps Identify Poisonous Plant Eaten By Child." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/07/990719081051.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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