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Potato Science and Technology for Sub-Tropics

    388 Pages 70 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

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    This book in its 20 chapters elaborates the latest scientific knowledge and technological achievements for development of potato in sub-tropics and also suggests the future strategies for likely adoption. It is our sincere belief that it would act as a compendium of potato research in the country and similar regions and researchers, students and other stakeholders will benefit from the compiled information in a big way.

    Note: T&F does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. This title is co-published with New India Publishing Agency.

    1. Potato in India: Present Status and Future Scenario 2. Impact of Climate Change on Potato in India 3. Genetic  Resources  of  Potato  &  its  Utilization 4. Breeding  for Table  Potatoes 5. Potato  Breeding  for  Processing 6. Potato  Genome  Sequencing  and Applications 7. True  Potato  Seed: Achievements  and  Opportunities 8. Potato  Physiology  for  Crop  Improvement 9. Precision Agriculture  in  Potato  Production 10. Natural,  Zero  Budget,  Organic Agriculture  forSustainability  and  Cost  Effectiveness 11. Weed  Management  in  Potato  Crop 12. ICT Applications  in  Potato 13. Role  of  Mechanization  in  Potato  Crop  Management 14. Potato  Late  Blight  and  its  Management 15. Soil  and  Tuber  Borne  Diseases  of  Potato  and  their Management 16. Viral and Viroid Diseases of Potato and their Management 17. Important  Potato  Pests  and  their  Management 18. Potato  Seed  Production:  Present  Scenario  &Future Planning 19. Potato  Post-Harvest  Management  Strategies 20. Issues,  Strategies  and  Options  for  Doubling 


    Anand Kumar Singh, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India

    Swarup Kumar Chakrabarti, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, India

    Brajesh Singh, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, India

    Jagdev Sharma, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, India

    Vijay Kumar Dua, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, India