In 2017, we commissioned five additional research projects as part of a £800,000 ring-fenced fund on top of our annual £800,000 a year research budget.
We will keep interim reports and findings here. You can find out more about what these results mean in practice by signing up for your neareststorage event at ahdb.org.uk/events or arranging a one-to-one visit from a partner from our storage network.
Maleic hydrazide as a potato sprout suppressant
MH is applied to the growing crop as a foliar spray, not as an in-storage treatment; this also enables it to provide control of volunteers/groundkeepers in potato
CIPC alternatives for the processing sector
Interim results after year two of our research project looking at alternative sprout suppressants for the processing sector in potatoes