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R&D projects completed 2007

  • R247 Importance of PMTV in Scottish Seed

    Aim: To improve the understanding of PMTV in terms of:transmission rate, disease development, yield and quality and the role of the powdery scab fungus (Spongospora subterranea) in infection. PMTV...

  • R254 Drip Irrigation of Nematicides for PCN Control

    Aim: To evaluate drip irrigation as a novel delivery system of nematicides, for the improved targeting and control of nematode pests in potatoes The combination of the extended hatching pattern of...

  • R252 Bruising Sensitivity at Harvest

    Aim: To examine the effect of soil moisture and crop maturity at haulm destruction on changes in sensitivity to tuber bruising at harvest. This project was developed from observations from a previous...