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  • End-January grower held stocks estimated at 1.84Mt

    Sara Maslowski, Senior Analyst, sara.maslowski@ahdb.org.uk, 02476 478953 AHDB estimates GB potato stock levels, held by growers at the end of January, at 1.84Mt. This is higher than at the same...

  • Potato Weekly - 8 March 2019

    Early planting continued at a much slower rate amidst high levels of rain in some areas. Export demand continued to rise for top quality supplies this week, with Belgium continuing to purchase frying...

  • Potato Weekly - 1 March 2019

    Planting continued to make good progress across Pembrokeshire and southern England. Firm export demand continued this week, with Belgium in particular looking for quality frying material in the face...

  • <span><a href="/publications/ahdb-research-focuses-reducing-potato-sprouting-stores-without-cipc">AHDB research focuses on reducing potato sprouting in stores without CIPC</a></span>

    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...

  • 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...

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