Hapur News – State’s first potato center of excellence to be built in Babugarh

State’s first Potato Center of Excellence will be built in Babugarh from eight crores
Hapur. The state’s first Center of Excellence for Potato will soon be established at the Potato Research Center in Babugarh. In this, seeds of special varieties of potatoes will be prepared by tissue culture method. A modern lab will be built at a cost of eight crores. Its proposal has been sent to the government. With this facility, there will be no shortage of potato seeds in the district.
Potato is cultivated on a large scale in the district. Only limited seed comes in the Horticulture Department, in which the seeds of more demanding species are very less. Due to which farmers have to depend on other districts, or have to buy expensive and poor quality seeds from private establishments.
This problem of the farmers will be solved soon. Permission has been granted to open a Center of Excellence in Potato Research Center at Babugarh. Local officials have prepared and sent its proposal on the orders of the government. The total cost of this project is stated to be Rs.8 crore.
Potato Center of Excellence will be tied up with CPRI (Central Potato Research Institute). G-zero generation bridge will be taken from CPRI. After developing it and taking it to G-3 generation, foundation seed will be prepared.
The Tissue Lab at the Potato Center of Excellence will bring a 15 gram breed of highly sought after potato species. It will be transplanted by taking its tissue by tuber method. After that it will be moved from G-Zero, G-1, G-2 step to G-3 level. From here the seeds will be included in the category of foundation, and will be provided to the farmers.
Statistical Officer = Proposal has been sent to the government for the establishment of Center of Excellence for Potato. Soon its work will start. The seeds of the latest varieties of potatoes can be prepared here.

State’s first Potato Center of Excellence will be built in Babugarh from eight crores

Hapur. The state’s first Center of Excellence for Potato will soon be established at the Potato Research Center in Babugarh. In this, seeds of special varieties of potatoes will be prepared by tissue culture method. A modern lab will be built at a cost of eight crores. Its proposal has been sent to the government. With this facility, there will be no shortage of potato seeds in the district.

Potato is cultivated on a large scale in the district. Only limited seeds are available in the Horticulture Department, in which the seeds of more demanding species are very less. Due to which farmers have to depend on other districts, or have to buy expensive and poor quality seeds from private establishments.

This problem of the farmers will be solved soon. Permission has been granted to open a Center of Excellence in Potato Research Center at Babugarh. Local officials have prepared and sent its proposal on the orders of the government. The total cost of this project is stated to be Rs.8 crore.

Potato Center of Excellence will be tied up with CPRI (Central Potato Research Institute). G-zero generation bridge will be taken from CPRI. After developing it and taking it to G-3 generation, foundation seed will be prepared.

The Tissue Lab at the Center of Excellence in Potato will bring a 15 gram breed of highly sought after potato species. Its tissue will be transplanted by tuber method. After that it will be moved from G-zero, G-1, G-2 step to G-3 level. From here the seeds will be included in the category of foundation, and will be provided to the farmers.

Statistical Officer = Proposal has been sent to the government for the establishment of Center of Excellence for Potato. Soon its work will start. The seeds of the latest varieties of potatoes can be prepared here.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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