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R&D projects completed 2016

  • 11140010 PhD Mapping Starch and Glycaemic Index (GI)

    Background Potatoes have a typically of high glycaemic index (GI), although published GI values are highly variable depending on potato variety and processing/ cooking methods, GI is becoming a major...

  • 11140014 PhD Senescent Sweetening

    Background A significant quantity of potato tubers are processed or consumed soon after harvest, but most of the tubers are stored prior to use. The quality of tubers destined for processing is...

  • 11140022 Soil Platforms For Potatoes

    Industry Challenge Poor soil management in potato production, particularly due to soil compaction, can cause varying yield losses. To enable identification of favourable soil management practices for...