Seed potatoes (accumulator)
Promotes stem growth on seed potatoes
Good storage conditions are indispensable for high quality seed potatoes. Ethylene gas is a plant hormone that affects plant growth and plant stress responses. Ethylene gas causes temporary stress in your seed potatoes and blocks the apical dominance of the germs. Restrain has optimised this natural effect, so that your seed potatoes can develop up to 40 percent more sprouts and 20 percent more tubers in some varieties on your potato plants.
How does it work?
Key benefits of ethylene gas
Treating with Restrain for a minimum amount of 90 days will significantly improve the yield of your seed potatoes.
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It's time to try ethylene gas
How it works
Sensor measures ethylene concentration
The Restrain sensor continuously monitors the concentration of ethylene in your store and adjusts the distribution accordingly.
Daily ventilation possible
Ventilation of the storage can be done on a daily basis without disturbing the treatment.
Ready to plant
Once the treatment is stopped, potatoes can be planted 3-5 days later.
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The Restrain generator maintains a specific low-level concentration throughout the storage period. The treatment time should be 90-120 days prior to planting.
Ethylene is a dynamic gas that distributes evenly throughout the storage.
During treatment the sensor takes readings every 30 minutes of temperature, relative humidity, CO2 concentration and ethylene concentration. This allows the generator to continually adjust the ethylene to the desired concentration.
When the treatment is complete, allow 3-5 days for the ethylene to off-gas before planting into the ground.