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

3 February 2020

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

17 March 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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