Ludhiana:PAU experts on Monday carried out a meeting for solving the the problem faced by potato growers after every every couple of
The experts opined that use of potato can be increased in homes, mid-day meals, jails, hostel messes and langars at religious places. Further, potato flour can be used in various products like pinni, panjiri, mathi, sevia and
These products have been found high in energy, protein, calcium, iron and zinc and above all inexpensive. Therefore, these must be recommended for pre-school malnourished children under supplementary feeding programme run by government and non-government
GADVASU has investigated that potato can be a good source of cattle feed which improves the milk yield without any adverse effect on milk composition or body weight (BW) of the animals. Similarly, feeding of 6.0 kg waste potatoes from cold storage increased the average daily gain in growing buffalo
Fresh cull potatoes or waste from cold storage can be ensiled to increase storage life and use as animal feed. It is pertinent to mention that Punjab is known for virus free seed potato production by having a window of low aphid period due to its geographic
This area has a great potential to harness, as there is a huge gap between seed availability and demand of the country.
To harness this potential, a state level strategic planning is required by having Seed Village concept and Regulated Seed supply chain.
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