Contents tagged with storage

7 November 2018

Dry rot is the most important fungal rot of potatoes in Great Britain. The disease affects around 1% of tubers annually. However, its true impact on the industry is often underestimated because the disease enables Erwinia species to colonise and develop into soft rots.

21 February 2022

Blackleg is one of the key diseases across all sectors of the potato industry in Great Britain. This management guide was last updated in 2013.

29 November 2021

Benefits of monitoring energy use in potato stores: case studies from 2008

10 March 2020

Seeds represent a significant and essential proportion of the input costs in vegetable production. This factsheet has been produced following requests from growers for guidance on how to get the best from seed and therefore maximise the value returned from the initial investment.

29 November 2021

Advice and data on airflow analysis, respiration rates, sprout suppression, disease identification, condensation control, storage temperatures, pull-down rates and more

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