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Extended Release Delivery of Organic Sprout Inhibitors to Control Potato Sprouting Postharvest in the Supply Chain


This project will screen different formulations of slow-release matrix materials for ideal vapor release properties in known volatile sprouting inhibitors, while establishing efficacy and total dose targets over the course of a storage season in multiple varieties of organic potato. Successful formulations will be subjected to rigorous taste panel analysis to confirm that no organoleptic effects are observed. Following this, commercial partners will assist Hazel Technologies in supply chain deployment in highly relevant commercial conditions in multiple real-world shipment tests.ObjectivesObjective I.Screen vapor application technologies. Objective II. Identify the optimal dose to suppress sprouting without impacting the sensory acceptance of the product.Objective III. Quantify suppressedsprouting during commercial supply chain.

Preslar, Adam
Rural Technologies Inc
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