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  • Water

    See the latest Seasonal Water Management guide for 2018 The latest Seasonal Water Management Guide for Potatoes summarises the latest research findings and recommendations for efficient seasonal...

  • Slides presented at Potatoes in Practice 2015

  • Irrigation and water use best practice guide for potatoes

    Growers recognise the importance of water and how valuable a resource it is. However, as demand for water increases, it is increasingly necessary to justify need and provide evidence of efficient use...

  • Eastern counties’ potato industry gather to debate issues

    AHDB Potatoes’ recently appointed technical executive, Jenny Bashford, has been working closely with leading Lincolnshire producers QV Foods to develop the programme for one of GB’s leading potato...

  • Managing The Risk Of Common Scab

    Scab-forming Streptomyces are often not detected at planting time but can multiply significantly in number on and around developing tubers in the period after initiation, a key time for control.

  • Irrigation Costs - Denis Buckley

  • R448 Common Scab Control

    Common scab symptoms are caused by streptomycetes. These are members of a large grouping of bacteria known as actinobacteria (sometimes also referred to as actinomycetes). The streptomycetes are...

  • R429 Common Scab – Irrigation and Suppressive Soils

    The methods to study bacterial communities which had been developed in previous projects were progressed further. They were used with the aim of identifying specific populations of soil-inhabiting...

  • R272 Common Scab (Joint-funded LINK project)

    The identity of Streptomyces species occurring in soil and tuber samples collected during the project was determined. Two of these species, S. acidiscabies and S. turgidiscabies, were new records for...

  • Diesel or electric?

    Diesel or electric?     July – as farms across the UK start harvest, diesel tanks will be emptied into combines and grain driers. But is the fuel a cheaper source of power than electric for...

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