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"PiP is a vital event for our industry. It's the only time we see the breeders, seed houses, growers, researchers and manufacturers together for one event"

Potato industry representatives, growers and influencers from all over the UK and beyond are expected to descend on Dundee to take part in Potatoes in Practice (PiP) 2017, a technical potato field event featuring a high-standard mix of science, technology and practical advice and the largest of its type in the UK.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 12:50
"PiP is a vital event for our industry. It's the only time we see the breeders, seed houses, growers, researchers and manufacturers together for one event"

Potato industry representatives, growers and influencers from all over the UK and beyond are expected to descend on Dundee to take part in Potatoes in Practice (PiP) 2017, a technical potato field event featuring a high-standard mix of science, technology and practical advice and the largest of its type in the UK.

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Bernardo Rodriguez-Salcedo, Media Manager, Tel: +44 (0)1224 395089 (direct line), +44 (0)344 928 5428 (switchboard) or +44 (0)7791 193918 (mobile).

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 12:50
"One of the event’s seminar sessions is inspired by the recently launched World without Potatoes concept, a new international campaign which aims to remind consumers globally of the myriad benefits of potatoes"

The next generation of the potato industry will debate the future of the humble spud at this year’s Potatoes in Practice.

Potatoes in Practice is the largest field-based potato event in the UK, held on Thursday 9th August at Balruddery Farm, Invergowrie, near Dundee. The event is organised and hosted by the James Hutton Institute in partnership with AHDB Potatoes, SRUC (Scotland's Rural College) and Agrii and is also supported by Potato Review.

More information from: 

Bernardo Rodriguez-Salcedo, Media Manager, Tel: +44 (0)1224 395089 (direct line), +44 (0)344 928 5428 (switchboard) or +44 (0)7791 193918 (mobile).

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 18:31
"When the weather is warmer than 14-22˚C, tuber production is inhibited, reducing potato tuber production, with damaging consequences for both producer and consumer"

Research at the James Hutton Institute has led to the discovery of genetic variations which can help protect potato crop yields at high temperature, potentially providing potato breeders with a valuable tool in their quest to create varieties resilient to heat stress and suited to the requirements of growers, industry and retailers.

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Bernardo Rodriguez-Salcedo, Media Manager, Tel: +44 (0)1224 395089 (direct line), +44 (0)344 928 5428 (switchboard) or +44 (0)7791 193918 (mobile).

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Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:28
"One of the event’s seminar sessions is inspired by the recently launched World without Potatoes concept, a new international campaign which aims to remind consumers globally of the myriad benefits of potatoes"

The next generation of the potato industry will debate the future of the humble spud at this year’s Potatoes in Practice.

Potatoes in Practice is the largest field-based potato event in the UK, held on Thursday 9th August at Balruddery Farm, Invergowrie, near Dundee. The event is organised and hosted by the James Hutton Institute in partnership with AHDB Potatoes, SRUC (Scotland's Rural College) and Agrii and is also supported by Potato Review.

More information from: 

Bernardo Rodriguez-Salcedo, Media Manager, Tel: +44 (0)1224 395089 (direct line), +44 (0)344 928 5428 (switchboard) or +44 (0)7791 193918 (mobile).

read more

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 18:31
"When the weather is warmer than 14-22˚C, tuber production is inhibited, reducing potato tuber production, with damaging consequences for both producer and consumer"

Research at the James Hutton Institute has led to the discovery of genetic variations which can help protect potato crop yields at high temperature, potentially providing potato breeders with a valuable tool in their quest to create varieties resilient to heat stress and suited to the requirements of growers, industry and retailers.

Related content  Cell and Molecular Sciences Mark Taylor More information from: 

Bernardo Rodriguez-Salcedo, Media Manager, Tel: +44 (0)1224 395089 (direct line), +44 (0)344 928 5428 (switchboard) or +44 (0)7791 193918 (mobile).

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Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:28