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  • 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...

  • 114R483 CIPC in Commercial Stores

    Background CIPC has been under stewardship for 5 years. There are on-going concerns that MRL exceedances are still being found, notably in box stores and specifically in stores with overhead-throw...

  • 11140006 PhD Persistence, Transformation and Fate of CIPC

    Collaboration Glasgow (SUERC), SBCSR Background CIPC is widely used by the potato industry as a sprout suppressant on crops that are destined to be stored for significant periods of time. It is...

  • 1100004 Storage Fellowship

    Collaboration NRI at University of Greenwich, SBCSR Background While chemical maturity at harvest and in particular sucrose and glucose content is already used as a measure of processing quality,...

  • 114R484 Tuber Respiration

    Background Respiration rate is a key indicator of the physiological activity of tubers and many factors affect the rate including variety, field growth conditions, maturity level, harvest, damage,...

  • 11140028 Controlling Dormancy and Sprouting

    Background Potato and onion production relies on industrial-scale storage to ensure year round availability, for both fresh and processing sectors. In the UK alone, 4.05 million tonnes of potato...

  • 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...

  • StoreCheck: Ensuring Cost Effective Potato Storage

    StoreCheck is a new store auditing service which will carry out a detailed assessment of your store's capability and provide data on efficiency-related aspects of the store building, including a new...

  • Storage 2020 - Ethylene for processing - Richard Colgan

  • Storage 2020: The way forward - Paul Coleman

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