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  • Potato Weekly - 7 December 2018

    As we move toward Christmas, while the bag market is anticipating an increase in trade, the free-buy packing market is reportedly beginning to wind down.   Movement within the English...

  • <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...

  • <span><a href="/publications/provision-content-pcn-management-guide-no-1240001">Provision of Content for a PCN Management Guide (No: 1240001)</a></span>

    Provision of Content for a PCN Management Guide (No: 1240001)

    This project is a literature review by a consortia of nematologists led by Sue Hockland and including Dr Tom Prior of Fera,  Dr Kim Davie and Dr Jon Pickup of SASA, Dr Vivian Blok and Prof...

  • 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...

  • PCN Grower Guide

    Of all pests and diseases of potatoes in Great Britain, infestation by potato cyst nematodes (PCN), or eelworms, is the most damaging. Yield losses depend on pest populations, soil type and potato...

  • 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...

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