Contents tagged with desiccation

7 September 2021

Trials on alternatives to diquat for haulm destruction in potatoes

21 January 2021

This session covers the results from the 2020 crop and previous season’s research, with lead researcher Mark Stalham before a discussion with SPot hosts, Jim Reid (SPot Scotland), Mike Shapland (SPot East) & Will Gagg (SPot North).

21 January 2021

Trial results on desiccation, aphid control, MH application, weed management, irrigation, PCN, and cultivation

11 May 2021

Guidance, webinars and training on potato production, crop protection and potato agronomy

20 August 2020

Pictures and video of commercial potato crops during haul destruction and tips and guidance from leading researchers on how to apply desiccants, and use mechanical alternatives to diquat for desiccation of potato crops

14 August 2020

With growers no longer able to use diquat to desiccate their potato crops, AHDB trialled four different haulm toppers at Strategic Potato (SPot) Farm North.

13 September 2021

Timely desiccation is important to stop bulking and achieve skinset, as well as prevent re-growth and the spread of virus and disease.

14 August 2020

Achieving adequate skin-set is the key part of any desiccation programme, and will be a challenge post-diquat. Our national desiccation trial is considering 4 chemical options (2 that are currently approved for UK use, and 2 that may gain approval in the future) and 5 mechanical methods

14 August 2020

With growers no longer able to use diquat to desiccate their potato crops, AHDB trialled four different haulm toppers at Strategic Potato (SPot) Farm North

13 August 2020

With the loss of Diquat, we trialled four different haulm toppers at Strategic Potato (SPot) Farm North

24 September 2021

Agronomy Week will showcase the latest research and provide agronomists with practical management strategies to use across the rotation.

12 August 2020

Achieving adequate skin-set with SPot Farm South Dillington Farms

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