Technical Article

28 August 2020

Latest data on AHDB trials on potato variety dormancy

1 June 2020

Read our list of FAQs on how to deal with storage challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis

16 December 2020

Research has shown MH should be an integral part of a sprout suppression strategy.

17 December 2020

A volatile chemical emitted by potato tubers that naturally inhibits sprouting and induces tuber cells undergoing division to stay at a resting stage

20 September 2019

AHDB research trials have shown that the future of sprout control post-CIPC could be in using a combination of treatments

8 August 2019

To address the lack of knowledge on dormancy Sutton Bridge are conducting trials at SPot farms

8 August 2019

An ongoing research project at Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research is looking to explore how MH can be used more effectively as a sprout suppressant.

27 June 2019

When will you have to stop using CIPC? What support are we offering? What alternatives are there?

18 February 2019

POTATO STORAGE: At the time of writing yet another EU standing committee meeting has passed without a vote on CIPC. The uncertainty continues.

7 November 2018

Best Practice Guidelines For The Use Of CIPC Sprout Suppressant, Chlorpropham (CIPC) is the main sprout suppressant used on around half of the stored crop of 3-3.5 million tonnes of potatoes in Great Britain. This document belongs to the Potato Industry CIPC Stewardship Group and is hosted here by AHDB Potatoes.

4 November 2019

NEW! UPDATED SECTION ON SPROUT SUPPRESSION: Our essential store managers' guide returns 18 years after its first publication with updated 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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