e-RA: the electronic Rothamsted Archive

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Subject to the terms of this notice we permit you to make copies of this website as necessary incidental acts during your viewing of it; and you may take a print for your personal use of so much of the site as is reasonable for private purposes.


You may link to us from your website. However you may not contain our pages within the frames of your site, in such a way as to pass off the material as your own.


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Many links in our website will lead to external websites over which we have no control. Although we endeavour to review the content of websites to which we provide links, we do not accept responsibility for the information contained in these websites. It is the responsibility of the Internet user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information found at sites linked from this website.

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