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  • 11140059 CIPC Contamination of Stores

    Background Chlorpropham (CIPC) has been the sprout suppressant of choice for many years and remains the pesticide most frequently applied to stored potatoes. The 2017 review of CIPC was not completed...

  • 11140056 Using Maleic Hydrazide as Sprout Suppressant

    Collaboration Arysta Background The primary use of maleic hydrazide (MH) is for groundkeeper control and product labels identify this as the primary purpose for its application. However, it is widely...

  • 11140058 Dormancy Rankings in Potato

    Collaboration Natural Resources Institute Background Dormancy of potato varieties varies widely and is governed by genetic factors and also by multiple physiological and environmental factors during...

  • 11140057 Alternative Sprout Suppressants (Fresh)

    Collaboration Dormfresh, Xeda, Restrain, Arysta Background Sprout control is critical to the year round supply of ware potatoes and the industry relies on Chlorpropham (CIPC), a relatively cheap and...

  • 11140043 Alternative Sprout Suppressants (Processing)

    Collaboration Dormfresh, Xeda, Restrain, Arysta Background Sprout control is critical to the year round supply of ware potatoes and the industry relies on Chlorpropham (CIPC), a relatively cheap and...

  • 11120028 The Importance of Latent Infection During Storage and Transit

    Collaboration SBCSR and University of Warwick Aims and approach This project aims to determine the importance of latent infection in seed lots for export and whether ‘high-risk’ stocks can be...

  • 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...

  • Health & Safety

    Health & Safety Training AHDB Potatoes have developed a modular training programme for the Industry to train staff in procedures to ensure a safe working environment, whilst emphasising product...

  • Energy

    The Energy Hub Energy underpins almost every commercial activity either directly or indirectly, and potato production is no exception.  Energy-intensive activities are becoming increasingly visible...

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