sprout inhibitor

Hazel Technologies gets USDA boost for sprout prevention

Hazel Technologies has announced new USDA funding for a packaging technology that protects the quality of potatoes. The technology may also have appli... READ MORE »

Potato sprout control in storage a changing landscape

Growing a healthy potato crop and proper loading into storages present only the initial steps to ensure a steady, uninterrupted supply of potatoes thr... READ MORE »

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Europeans finding storage treatment alternatives with looming loss of CIPC

While the European Commission only recently made its final decision, most UK farmers have long accepted the fact that the regulatory authority is unli... READ MORE »

EU considering ban of chlorpropham, sprout inhibitor used on stored potatoes

Potato storers in the UK are concerned about the uncertainty of future use of the sprout inhibitor chlorpropham (CIPC) in the European Union. The A... READ MORE »

Biological sprout inhibitor could stop fungal growth

2017 saw European retailers and potato growers scramble to comply with rules requiring lower rates of the commonly used sprout inhibitor chlorpropham ... READ MORE »

Amvac’s SmartBlock receives registration

Amvac has received EPA registration for SmartBlock, a potato sprout inhibitor. Canadian and European registrations have been filed. SmartBlock is a p... READ MORE »

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