Potato is such a vegetable, which is considered the basis of every vegetable and hence potato is considered the fourth most important vegetable in the world. Potato is the most cultivated crop after maize, paddy and wheat, and it also has a high yield.
This time the yield of potato can be very high.
Potato is such a vegetable, which is considered the basis of every vegetable and hence potato is considered the fourth most important vegetable in the world. Potato is the most cultivated crop after maize, paddy and wheat, and it also has a high yield. Many farmers are earning well from potatoes and if some special things are taken care of in this farming, then the income of the farmer brothers can increase significantly. In such a situation, we know how farmers can increase potato cultivation…
How can the growth of allusions be increased, before you tell us how is the performance of potatoes in the market and this time what are the expectations from the potato crop. Know the special things related to potato crop…
What are the possibilities regarding potato crop?
In the last 9 months, exports of vegetables have increased by 35 percent. Between April and December, 2019-20, 15,98,628 tonnes of vegetables were exported, while in 2020-21, 18,82,068 tonnes of vegetables have been exported between April and December. Potato production may also increase significantly this year. Potato prices are also being affected by this. If we look at the last week of March, potatoes in Rajkot sold close to Rs 825 while in Surat it was around Rs 850. At the same time, potatoes sold in Rajasthan for Rs 660 and in many mandis of Rajasthan, the rate of potato was soft. In Uttar Pradesh too, potatoes sold for about 650 rupees.
But it is believed that this time the yield of potato can be very high and this will not increase the rate of potato much. In such a situation, there is also a lot of potato in cold storage and if prices rise soon, farmers can sell their farming.
How to increase farming?
In potato farming, many things have to be kept in mind from sowing to soil. Potato grows better in smooth and loamy soil. Also, excellent yield of potato can be obtained in sandy soil with good organic matter. Along with this, farmers choose the improved variety based on the climate of their region. Although there are more than 200 varieties of potatoes, but this includes Kufri Jyoti, Kufri Bahar, Kufri Pukhraj, Kufri Ashoka, Kufri Chandramukhi, Kufri Badshah, Kufri Sinduri, Kufri Kanchan, Kufri Swarna etc.
Also, for good yields it is necessary to sow on time and at this time it is necessary to have a temperature around 30 degrees. Also, sowing should be done between 25 September to 10 October. In addition, late sowing should be done from the third week of October to the first week of November. At the same time, while sowing, keep the distance from plant to plant up to 20 cm and keep the distance from row to row up to 60 cm. You change it according to the size of the potato and plant it up to 8 cm. Apart from this, by taking special care of irrigation, etc., you can produce good yields.
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