Seed plot technique of potato

Seed plot technique of potato

  • It is a technique of multiplication of disease-free( virus-free) seed in Northern plains of country.
  • Developed by Pushkarnath in 1967.
  • Nucleus seed of potato is produced from April to August when the aphid population is low in hills. As viruses are transmitted by aphids.
  • After that these potatoes are brought to plains and are stored in cold-storage for planting the seed crop in October.
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