KUFRI MOHAN-A NEW HIGH YIELDING TABLE POTATO VARIETY

Authors

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

Keywords:

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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Published

2017-07-12

How to Cite

Luthra, S. K., Gupta, V. K., Lal, M., Rawal, S., Kumar, V., & Singh, B. P. (2017). KUFRI MOHAN-A NEW HIGH YIELDING TABLE POTATO VARIETY. Potato Journal, 44(1). Retrieved from https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/PotatoJ/article/view/72026

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