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Understanding the post harvest disorder blackheart in Solanum tuberosum

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Over a third of the food produced globally for human consumption is wasted each year, representing huge economic losses and limiting the security and efficiency of our food systems. In the UK, almost a half of potato tubers are lost after harvest, with the post-harvest disorder Blackheart accounting for a significant proportion of this wastage. Despite the importance of Blackheart, the underlying cause of the disorder is unclear, preventing its reliable prediction and management in in...

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MPLS
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Plant Sciences
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2019-10-17

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