KUFRI MOHAN-A NEW HIGH YIELDING TABLE POTATO VARIETY


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Authors

  • S K Luthra
  • V K Gupta
  • Mehi Lal
  • Sanjay Rawal
  • Vinod Kumar
  • B P Singh

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Indo-gangetic plains, Kufri Mohan, late blight resistance, potato

Abstract

Kufri Mohan is a medium maturing, main season, high yielding table purpose potato variety suitable for cultivation in Indo-Gangetic plains (northern and eastern). It is a clonal selection from a cross between MS/92-1090 √ CP1704. The plants are tall with vigorous and semi-compact canopy and field resistance to late blight. It produces white cream, ovoid tubers with shallow eyes and white flesh. It possesses good keeping quality and moderate tuber dry matter (15-18%). The
variety yields 35-40 t/ha and >90% marketable tuber yield under optimum agronomical practices.

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Author Biographies

  • S K Luthra
    ICAR-CPRI, Central Potato Research Institute Campus, Modipuram, Meerut-250110, UP, India
  • V K Gupta
    ICAR-CPRI, Central Potato Research Institute Campus, Modipuram, Meerut-250110, UP, India
  • Mehi Lal
    ICAR-CPRI, Central Potato Research Institute Campus, Modipuram, Meerut-250110, UP, India
  • Sanjay Rawal
    ICAR-CPRI, Central Potato Research Institute Campus, Modipuram, Meerut-250110, UP, India
  • Vinod Kumar
    ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla-171001, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • B P Singh
    ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla-171001, Himachal Pradesh, India

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2017-07-12

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2017-07-12

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