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sprout suppression

  • Improving the use of CIPC in bulk stores

    Conventional applications of chlorpropham (CIPC) sprout suppressant to bulk stores, without fans operating, can result in uneven distribution of the treatment. Some areas in the store may receive...

  • R279 Review: Ethylene and Sprout Control

    Aim: To asssess existing knowledge of the use of ethylene for sprout control in potatoes. Review and Key Words

  • R412 Understanding the Role of Ethylene

    Aim: To provide a greater understanding of the variation in biochemical and physiological changes occurring in different potato varieties after exposure to ethylene. An AHDB Potatoes funded review on...

  • R288 CIPC Vapour to Control Sprouting

    Aim: To develop a range of CIPC vapour sources and to assess their efficacy in small scale trials. Previous AHDB Potatoes funded projects have investigated the potential for using CIPC vapour for...

  • 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...