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research projects completed 2003

  • 807/200 Healthier Seed for Improved Ware Quality (LINK)

    Aim: To enhance the health of UK seed potatoes by developing PCR diagnostic tools to monitor the incidence of fungal storage rot pathogens on potato stocks. This involved the development of...

  • 807/207 CIPC Optimisation

    Aim: To optimise the CIPC application process, achieve the minimum deposition rate on tubers for effective sprout suppression, and acceptable residue levels and environmental impact. This project was...

  • 807/208 CIPC Effects on Stored Potatoes

    Aim: To evaluate the effects of CIPC on the proceesing quality of potatoes. CIPC fogging equipment introduces not only carbon dioxide to a store, but also small amounts of ethylene, and maybe other...