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CIPC shown to persist in concrete flooring of potato stores

Publication Date: 
19 September 2019

For the past 50 years or so, sprout suppression in the UK has relied on chlorpropham (CIPC). One of the problematic aspects of the sprout suppressant is that application leaves behind residues for many years after it has been applied. A recent AHDB-funded PhD project investigated the fate of CIPC in UK stores, to shed some light on its persistence and distribution, as well as to inform future decontamination strategies.

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