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  • 11140059 CIPC Contamination of Stores

    Background Chlorpropham (CIPC) has been the sprout suppressant of choice for many years and remains the pesticide most frequently applied to stored potatoes. The 2017 review of CIPC was not...

  • 11140056 Using Maleic Hydrazide as Sprout Suppressant

    Collaboration Arysta Background The primary use of maleic hydrazide (MH) is for groundkeeper control and product labels identify this as the primary purpose for its application. However, it...

  • 11140058 Dormancy Rankings in Potato

    Collaboration Natural Resources Institute Background Dormancy of potato varieties varies widely and is governed by genetic factors and also by multiple physiological and environmental...

  • 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...

  • 11140057 Alternative Sprout Suppressants (Fresh)

    Collaboration Dormfresh, Xeda, Restrain, Arysta Background Sprout control is critical to the year round supply of ware potatoes and the industry relies on Chlorpropham (CIPC), a relatively...

  • 11140043 Alternative Sprout Suppressants (Processing)

    Collaboration Dormfresh, Xeda, Restrain, Arysta Background Sprout control is critical to the year round supply of ware potatoes and the industry relies on Chlorpropham (CIPC), a relatively...

  • 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

    We continue with our series on alternatives to CIPC for controlling sprouting in stores. In the last two issues of the Storage Bulletin, we focused on ethylene and spearmint oil. This month, we are...

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