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  • Russia permits Scottish seed potato import

    Rosselkhoznadzor (Russia's phytosanitary watchdog) has permitted import of seed potatoes from Scotland.

    13 March 2015


  • Industry Support for AHDB Potatoes Campaign Gathers Momentum

    AHDB Potatoes “One Voice” campaign is fast gaining momentum, with people from all sectors of industry getting involved and doing whatever they can to help spread positive messages about potatoes...

    2 July 2014


  • Potato Blight Mapped In Europe

    A team of researchers tracking the 2013 population of the potato late blight pathogen have, for the first time, spatially plotted it’s diversity and shown areas dominated by clones contrasting with novel genetically diverse isolates in other regions.


  • Be CIPC Compliant - Ensure stewardship recommendations are followed in low temperature stores as part of an integrated sprout control strategy

    Potato Industry CIPC Stewardship Group have issued a new press release on CIPC Use.  

    Source: Be CIPC Compliant

  • UK Soil Observatory launched

    The UK Soil Observatory (UKSO), launched today in London, is a ‘big data’ initiative that provides a portal for unified UK soils data and information. Until recently soils data, knowledge and expertise was scattered across a wide range of institutions. UKSO will give improved access to data and information including fully described data sets, analytical tools and analyses allowing users to access...

    10 April 2014

    Source: Centre for Ecology & Hydrology