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    AHDB research focuses on reducing potato sprouting in stores without CIPC

    In future potato growers will have to rely on a mix of products to limit potato sprouting in stores. Currently CIPC is used as a sprout suppressant on more than 80 per cent of potatoes stored in...

  • Potato Weekly - 22 February 2019

    As February continues, demand for the free-buy market continued at muted levels in most sectors. The majority of movement continued to take place under contract. Demand for exports from the continent...

  • Potato Weekly - 15 February 2019

    As February progresses, demand in the free-buy market remains subdued. Contracted movement continues to dominate trade. Export markets have seen continued strong demand. Processors on the continent...

  • TuberTALK - Winter 2018/19

    Out now: Tough year for growers, but retail sales are up Next Generation group show star quality Tools for PCN control New blight strains closely watched Three page storage special...

  • Potato Weekly - 08 February 2019

    Domestic demand for potatoes saw no notable increase in the first week of February, with contracted supplies still dominating. Prices remain quality dependent, with demand still better for best...

  • Making a habit of regularly monitoring your store

    As we move into the long-term storage season, it is important to maintain all round vigilance in stores. From temperature to diseases, regular monitoring and visual checks are necessary to identify...

  • Sprout suppression series: 3) Maleic Hydrazide

    Updated August 2019. Maleic Hydrazide (MH) is a popular plant growth regulator applied in the field and used to control growth of potatoes in store and those left behind in harvesting...

  • Potato Weekly - 01 February 2019

    As January comes to a close trade remained muted, despite increased availability of reported supply. Passive demand for both chipping and packing supplies dampened prices, conforming to seasonal...

  • Potato Weekly - 25 January 2019

    Trade continued at a slow pace in GB potato markets this week, with little demand reported. With no pick up in volumes moved, prices have remained steady for most. However, increased pressure has...

  • Potato Weekly - 18 January 2019

    Trade remained slow this week, with little pick-up reported. Demand for both chipping and packing supplies continued to be limited, following seasonal trends. The quality of samples in stores are...

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