Maincrop Potato Trial – OptiYield® System

by | Nov 7, 2023 | OptiYield-Projects, Trial Reports

A comparison between OptiYield treated and Farm Standard portions of maincrop processing potatoes (var. Royal) conducted on 19th October 2018 at GooderWestwood. (Grid Ref.: 54.146921, -0.747831). By kind permission of the Wilson Family of CJ Wilson & Sons.

The trial 

3 x 2 m length row samples (17 plants) from each was lifted from adjacent treated/untreated beds in an otherwise uniformly treated crop and soil.

The Results

  • 25% average increase in yield (12.32 T/ha)
  • 7.74% increase in tuber count
  • Significant increase in rooting
  • Use of foliar biostimulants to reduce crop stress (esp. heat/drought) (NASPA project)
  • Clean tubers – no noticeable disease
  • Demonstrates power of Full Programme