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Agronomy

  • 11140044 Determinacy of varieties

    Background Currently, there are no objective, cost-effective ways of establishing the nitrogen (N) determinacy group of new varieties.  Yet, this information is essential to determine the appropriate...

  • 11140032 Integrated Agronomy and Storage

    Background Variation in the performance of seed is a regular cause of concern amongst growers and contributes to the failure of ware crops to meet market requirements and economic potential as well...

  • Potato winter events examine nutrition-based promotion

    AHDB Potatoes’ Winter Forum programme enables GB potato growers to get a head start on the latest technical information for the season ahead. Held around the country throughout January and February,...

  • Grower Collaboration

    "Putting Research into Practice" Take a research result from a conventional research establishment, recruit a high profile grower relevant to subject to undertake a commercial scale trial to evaluate...

  • 11140001 Agronomy Fellowship

    Background Tuber greening is increasingly recognised by packers as a significant contribution to wastage but there has been limited progress in reducing its importance through variety selection or...

  • 807/196 Linking Agronomy and Storage for Better Processing

    Aim: To quantify the response of tubers of differing physiological maturity as influenced by planting date, harvest date, nitrogen and irrigation on crisp (Lady Rosetta) and chip (Russet Burbank)...

  • 807/236 Managing Maturity to Improve Crop Processing Quality and Storage

    Aim: To test the relative importance of agronomic factors on the physiological age of the ware crop and therefore tuber maturity at harvest on processing quality. This project built on work carried...