Storage Research

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?

24 July 2019

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.

22 May 2019

Hear the latest sprout suppression news, including a review of options post-CIPC

23 May 2019

Hear the latest sprout suppression news, including a review of options post-CIPC

12 April 2019

As a final decision on CIPC draws nearer, here's how we're offering support

8 November 2019

a plant hormone that inhibits sprout elongation once sprouting has naturally initiated

5 March 2019

The latest scientific progress in all fields of post-harvest research and development will be presented at a conference in Norwich on 12 to 14 March.

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 March 2019

Potato store managers will be able to call on information and support from an £800,000 fund ring-fenced for sprout suppression and storage advice as the uncertainty around the future of Chlorpropham (CIPC) continues.

12 November 2018

Potato storage research information