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The Economics of potato production in Northern Ireland

The Economics of potato production in Northern Ireland

(1991/2 and 1992/3/ crops).

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Published by Economics and Statistics Division, Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Study supervised and the report prepared by Norman Fulton.

SeriesStudies in agricultural and food economics
ContributionsFulton, N. C., Great Britain. Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland. Economics and Statistics Division.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21960104M
ISBN 10185527244X
OCLC/WorldCa40716759

Seed potato plantings gives details of the area of seed potatoes in Northern Ireland in by variety, area and grade planted. These figures have been derived from applications for certification received by DAERA from growers seeking to have crops certified as Pre-Basic and Basic seed potatoes. Human consumption accounted for only half of Irish potato production: this meant that in the event of failure the portion normally reserved for pigs and hens acted as a crude buffer-stock. Ireland's moist climate, moreover, gave it a comparative advantage in potato cultivation, and potato yields were high: about fifteen metric tons per hectare.

  The estimates for cereal yields were obtained from a post-harvest survey of growers in Northern Ireland. Potato estimates were derived from a survey involving pre-harvest digs covering potato crops on approximately 75 farms. Total Production Of Barley Has Fallen. Growth and Yield Response of Irish Potato (Solanum Tuberosum) to Climate in Jos-South, Plateau State, Nigeria. A mbrose A. Zemba α, Solomon Z. Wuyep σ, Abel A. Adebayo ρ& Clement J. Jahknwa Ѡ Abstract - The study investigates the response of Irish potatoFile Size: 1MB.

Meanwhile, the main northern industries based on shipbuilding, ropes, shirts and textiles declined from , and then more so due to the s 'Troubles' in Northern Ireland, despite government investment in projects such as the Belfast DeLorean plant. In the northern economy was supported by a net annual "subvention" from London of £5. The potato is a member of the nightshade family which includes other "New World" crops like tomatoes, peppers and tobacco. The potato was first brought from the Americas to Europe in and introduced to Ireland about By it was the staple of the Irish diet. The traditional Irish method of planting the potato was in "lazy beds".


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The crisis that began in was not Ireland’s first potato famine. An census reported that the potato crop had failed in some degree at least 24 times since (Woodham-Smith, p. 38). Every summer more than two million people went hungry until the new crop came in (Woodham-Smith, p.

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The potato is a root vegetable native to the Americas, a starchy tuber of the plant Solanum tuberosum, and the plant itself, a perennial in the family Solanaceae. Wild potato species, originating in modern day Peru, can be found throughout the Americas, from the United States to southern Chile.

The potato was originally believed to have been domesticated by indigenous peoples of the Americas Clade: Tracheophytes. Further confusion concerns the introduction of potato to Ireland. Popular opinion is that the potato was introduced by Sir Walter Raleigh at his estate in Youghal at the end of the 16th century.

However it is as likely that potatoes were introduced to Ireland from Spain as File Size: 1MB. potato market update 29th april Once again, the amount of potatoes that remain in stores across Europe is a primary concern and planting strategies must be altered in some cases as a result.

Market disruption continues as retail demand remains buoyant but the processing trade continues to struggle severely. Global potato economy. Developing countries are now the world's biggest potato producers - and importers - and consumer demand is shifting from fresh tubers to processed products.

Key points. Infor the first time, the developing world's potato production exceeded that of the developed world. Agronomy Salad Potatoes; Publications; The Irish potato continues be play an important part in Irish diets.

Irish potato production has decreased fromhectares in to just over 9, hectares. Our average annual potato consumption is 85kg a person, (2½ times higher than the world average) but in the s that figure was kg a head.

Ireland came to rely so heavily on the potato for food that a rapidly spreading late blight decimating the potato crop caused one of the deadliest famines in history.

Potatoes in the United States The first potatoes arrived in the American colonies in when Nathaniel Butler, the Governor of Bermuda, sent potatoes and other vegetables to the. By doing so we leave only the soil in the potato bed which provides a higher yield of high quality seed.

Harvesting. The main aim during harvesting is to prevent damaging to tubers and to ensure tubers are stored dry and free from soil. Gentle handling of potatoes is essential during harvesting and grading and great care is taken during these.

Ironically, Northern Ireland tops the potato consumption table in Europe. A feasibility study, examining the potential for successful potato growing in the province, said a clear market focus and integrated supply chain would be essential ingredients of success for the future.

Potatoes were aboard the ship of explorer James Cook when he claimed eastern Australia for Britain inand their cultivation began along with colonization 18 years later. Today, "spuds" are grown across the continent, from the temperate southern state of Tasmania to tropical North lian potato production more than doubled between and - from tonnes to Indeed Ireland became a market for surplus English production, and as a consequence Irish industry collapsed and with that collapse came widespread unemployment (Woodham-Sm ith, pp).

As Karl Marx observed in “every time Ireland was about to develop industria lly, she was crushed and reconverted into a purely. Given that the potato thrived in Ireland from a very early date (but not in Europe), it was probably solanum tuberosum rather than andigena that was introduced.

Certainly would seem to be the earliest feasible date for introduction to Ireland, and the latest, since the potato was already being grown in John Gerard’s London garden in. For most of the 20th century, Europe was the undisputed world leader in potato production.

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