Potato Area Under Cultivation
Potato is grown almost in all states of India. However, the major potato rowing states are Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, West Bengal, Bihar and Assam.
Botanical Name : Solanum tuberosum
Family : Solanaceae
Plant Discription : It is a much branched bushy herb, usually 0.5 to 1m in height possesing underground stems bearing the edible tubers. The leaves are odd pinate with a large terminal leaflet. It flowers in cymose panicles.
Centre of origin : South America
Pollination system : Cross pollinated
Chromosome no : 2n=48
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Submitted by Vinod Kumar on Mon, 09/07/2012 - 12:41