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Researchers say apical rooted cuttings are the solution for cheaper potato seed in India

International Potato Centre: Apical Rooted Cuttings offer cheaper potato seed in India

November 21, 2020
Researchers of the International Potato Center (CIP) explain the difficulties small potato farmers in many states of India may face to access good-quality planting materials at affordable prices.
Odisha government seeks renewal of agreement with International Potato Centre

Odisha government seeks renewal of agreement with International Potato Centre

October 27, 2020
Even as the State Potato Mission failed to take off due to the lack of direction and apathy of the government to the project, it has expressed it desire to revalidate the contract with the International Potato Centre (CIP) for intensification of potato production.
ITC to begin red potato cultivation trials in Gujarat

ITC to begin red potato cultivation trials in Gujarat

February 06, 2020
Continuing its push to promote healthier variants of potatoes, FMCG major ITC is set to begin trial cultivation of red potatoes at Chandrala village of Gandhinagar district in Gujarat. Red potatoes are a variety recently launched by the company...
India's Prime minister Narendra Modi to address the Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat

India's Prime minister Narendra Modi to address the Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat

January 27, 2020
India's Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi announced today that he will be addressing the 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat through remote video conferencing tomorrow i.e 28th of January 2020.
New potato variety in India, Kufri Lima, to take on the heat...

New potato variety in India, Kufri Lima, to take on the heat...

October 16, 2017
Farmers in India can expect higher yields and profits with the release of a new potato variety, Kufri Lima, developed by the International Potato Center (CIP) and the Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI)
Opening of Punjab’s Centre of Excellence for Potato delayed

Start-up of Punjab’s Centre of Excellence for Potato delayed

August 07, 2017
The Potato Centre of Excellence, Punjab’s only centre of its kind being set up at Dhogri village in Jalandhar, has not been completed yet, though the deadline for the project was 2015.
Potato Research Centre opened in Karnal, India

Potato Research Centre opened in Karnal, India

April 08, 2016
To boost research in potato production a new Potato Technology Centre was inaugurated in Haryana, India.
Central Potato Research Station, Jalandhar (Punjab)

Dutch government to help Punjab set up a Potato Centre of Excellence

January 25, 2015
To strengthen potato research, Punjab will set up a Centre of Excellence for Potato in Jalandhar (potato belt) in collaboration with The Netherlands, Shimla-based Central Potato Research Institute and Punjab Agricultural University
Dr BP Singh, CPRI: Potato important for Nutritional Security of India.

Dr BP Singh, CPRI: Potato important for Nutritional Security of India.

January 19, 2015
On the opening day of the India International Potato Expo on Thursday, Dr BP Singh, director, Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, said potato played an important role in the nutritional security of the country.
CPRI

CPRI develops potatoes resistant to cold-induced sweetening

August 28, 2013
The Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI) in Shimla, India's premier potato research institute, has evolved a new technology to prevent conversion of starch into glucose in low temperature conditions, like cold storages.

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