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  • AHDB Storage Network workshop

    Are you a storage advisor? Join our network! In 2019, we will be making it easier than ever for store managers to receive independent advice, based on the latest storage research. Our new Storage...

  • Successful sprout suppression workshop at AHDB Agronomists’ Conference

    More than sixty delegates attended the workshop on potato storage and quality, delivered as part of the first potatoes-focused day of the Agronomists’ conference. The workshop was facilitated by...

  • Sprout Suppression Series: Spearmint Oil

    Sprout Suppression Series 2. Spearmint oil Spearmint oil has been part of the sprout suppression tool box since it received full UK registration (BIOX-M, MAPP 16021) in 2012 .The active...

  • Still no decision on CIPC

    Further to our last update in July, there was no significant progress on the European Commission’s proposal for non-renewal of chlorpropham (CIPC) at the latest meeting of the Standing Committee (...

  • November Storage Snippets

    Diquat non-renewal The European Commission has now officially published the regulations concerning the renewal of the desiccant diquat and has decided not to renew its approval, based on concerns...

  • Managing part-full stores

    With yields below expectations, several stores may not be fully filled this year. In the case of there being not enough spuds to fill a large storage unit, there are a number of measures that you can...

  • Keep an eye out for diseases

    Diseases continue to be an issue across the country, with reports coming in of soft rot and pink rot.. There have also been reports of tuber blight, despite a low risk blight season. The high...

  • NEW! Introducing the Sprout Suppression Series

    Ethylene Ethylene is a plant hormone that inhibits sprout elongation once sprouting has naturally initiated. Research has shown that performance varies significantly between varieties, as some are...

  • <span><a href="/publications/storage-snippets">Storage Snippets</a></span>

    Storage Snippets

    Unusual blemish spotted The extremely hot weather this summer has resulted in an unusual blemish showing up for the first time in several years. Golding blotch is associated with very warm growing...

  • <span><a href="/publications/store-improvements-increase-savings">Store improvements increase savings</a></span>

    Store improvements increase savings

    Storage experts from SBCSR and the potato industry contributed to the Storage in Scotland Day recently held in Perth,providing practical tips and advice to growers and agronomists on store management...

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