Hitech Produce Of Punjab Tissue Culture

Varieties, Competence, Commitment & Services


Year of Release - 1998

Morphological Characteristics

Plant: Plants tall, semi-erect, medium compact and vigorous. Stems few, medium thick, green with moderately developed straight wings.

Foliage: Dark grey-green. Leaves closed with large sized folicles, rachis green. Leaflets ovate to lanceolate, smooth glossy surface with entire margin.

Flowers: White, moderate flowering. Anthers orange-yellow, well developed, high pollen stainability. Stigma round.

Tubers: White, large, oval, slightly tapered, smooth skin, fleet eyes, yellow flesh.

Sprouts: Blue-purple.

Agricultural Characteristics

Adaptability: Parts of Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh & West Bengal.

Maturity: Early (70-90 days) Yield potential: 40 t/ha Dormancy: Medium ( 6-8 weeks )

Diseases: Resistant to early blight and moderately resistant to late blight.

Dry matter: Medium


Consumer and Processing Quality

Easy to cook, waxy texture, mild flavor, free from discoloration after cooking. Not suitable for processing.

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