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  • Commissioning of Research

    Commissioning Process AHDB Potatoes issues Invitations to Tender for research work; Calls for Proposals; and at some times during the year will also receive speculative proposals from research...

  • 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...

  • 11140024 PhD Mechanisms of senescent sweetening

    Collaboration Pepsico   Background To achieve year round potato supply in the UK approximately 1.5 million tonnes of tubers are stored for up to 8 months each season.  Key to long term storage is...

  • 11140023 AHDB Rotations Research Partnership

    Core collaborators NIAB CUF; Rothamsted Research; James Hutton Institute; Lancaster University.   Partner collaborators Aarhus University; BIOSS; Vegetable Consultancy Services; Duchy College.  ...

  • 11120017 Nematology Fellowship

    Aim The purpose of the nematology fellowship was to employ a fellow (Kim Davie) for 3 years to work with nematologists at SASA to develop a thorough understanding of the field and the skills...

  • Research & Innovation

    Dr. Bill Parker Director of Research bill.parker@ahdb.org.uk 024 7647 8669 The AHDB Potatoes R&D team is responsible for developing and implementing a research strategy which focuses on...

  • Slides presented at Potatoes in Practice 2015

  • R454 Blackleg Survey

    Aim: To provide information on the bacteria causing blackleg in seed crops. Collaboration FERA Approach A survey of seed potato stocks in England and Wales has been conducted since 2010 with AHDB...

  • 1100004 Storage Fellowship

    Collaboration NRI at University of Greenwich, SBCSR Background While chemical maturity at harvest and in particular sucrose and glucose content is already used as a measure of processing quality,...

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