HC Deb 29 February 1996 vol 272 c686W
25. Mrs Golding

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps he is taking to find an alternative to peat for use in raising container plants. [16122]

Mr. Boswell

The Ministry funds strategic research and development looking at the development of alternatives to peat as a growing medium. I will be pleased to write to the hon. Member with further details.

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