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  • <span><a href="/publications/quick-guide-alternative-sprout-suppressants">Quick Guide: Alternative Sprout Suppressants</a></span>

    Quick Guide: Alternative Sprout Suppressants

    Information taken from the AHDB publication Potato Store Managers Guide. Download here: https://www.ahdb.org.uk/knowledge-library/potato-storage-hub In order to avoid the use of sprout...

  • PCN tolerance presentation from Agronomists' Conference, 4 December 2018

    Prof. P.E. Unwin of the University of Leeds, presented on the work undertaken by the SARIC partnership to improve AHDB's PCN Calculator tool. Watch a recording below  

  • Is water a source of blackleg contamination?

    In Britain we produce some of the most sought-after seed potatoes in the world, due to the quality and ‘high-health’ status of our crop. Maintaining this position as a global leader requires a...

  • The Diquat Dilemma

    Since the EU Commission has decided not to renew the approval of diquat, AHDB is actively seeking new ‘burn-off’ strategies that growers can adopt after the ‘use-up’ period ends. Diquat* dibromide...

  • Top agronomists consider the future of aphid and virus protection

    AHDB has recently expanded it’s successful ‘gap analysis’ work for Horticultural growers, following the loss of a series of widely used crop protection products, to examine the situation for Potatoes...

  • Potato Weekly - 30 November 2018

    As the milder weather returned, markets were largely stable on the week. Trade was quiet, with most anticipating a lift in movement as we near Christmas. The English packing trade was...

  • Potato Weekly - 23 November 2018

    This week’s trade was largely uneventful as colder temperatures arrived. Maintaining the condition of samples with secondary growth is a key watch point for many in the coming months, especially in...

  • Potato Weekly - 16 November 2018

    Fieldwork continues to make progress with many growers now having finished lifting. Reports of storage breakdown as a result of rots have begun to come forward. Prices for best quality supplies have...

  • Potato Weekly - 09 November 2018

    This week, the free-buy potato market was largely flat across most sectors, with quality the main determining factor for price. Free-buy trade in the English and Scottish packing market was...

  • Potato Weekly - 02 November 2018

    This week was mixed for the potatoes sector. The English packing market received a lift from a pick up in trade, while Scottish trade was largely stable. The bag trade largely cooled, and a quality...

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