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.
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Table of Contents
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