Potatoes are a extensively stored to provide a continuous supply all year round. Cultivars have different dormancy periods and sometimes sprout earlier than expected. While sprouting can be chemically suppressed, this is costly and can have adverse effects. This article sets out a novel method to judge the state of commercially stored potatoes by looking at their response to light.
Garnett, J. M. R., Wellner N., Mayes, A. G., Downey, G., and Kemsley, E. K., Using induced chlorophyll production to monitor the physiological state of stored potatoes (Solanum tuberosum L.), (2018) Postharvest Biology and Technology 145, 222-229.