Production and marketing of potato in Punjab by P. Rangaswamy

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Published by Agricultural Economics Research Centre, University of Delhi in Delhi .

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  • India,
  • Punjab.


  • Potatoes -- India -- Punjab.

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StatementP. Rangaswamy, R.D. Sharma, S.S. Tyagi.
SeriesResearch study / Agricultural Economics Research Centre, University of Delhi ;, no 81/3, Research study (University of Delhi. Agricultural Economics Research Centre) ;, no. 81/3.
ContributionsSharma, R. D., Tyagi, S. S.
LC ClassificationsHD9235.P82 I4765 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination69 p. ;
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3149816M
LC Control Number82904223

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Production And Marketing Of Potato In Punjab M.S. Sidhu and Varinder Pal Singh* Potato is one of the most important crops of the world. This is next only to rice, wheat and maize. Next to cereals, potato is the only crop, which could supplement the need of the food of the country.

Punjab ranks fourth in the potato production in the country. Production and Marketing of Potato in Bathinda District of Punjab-A Comparison of Processing and Non-processing varieties. PDF | On Jan 1,NR Kumar and others published Production and Marketing of Potato in Bathinda District of Punjab-A Comparison of Processing and Non-processing varieties |.

Production and marketing of potato - farmers' practices in traditional vs new potato belt of Punjab. Author(s): Joginder Singh; Amarjit Singh.

Author Affiliation: Department of Economics & Sociology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana -Punjab, India. The study has been undertaken to study the marketing system and price spread of potato in Jalandhar district of Punjab. The study revealed that per holding consumption of potato was about nine per cent of the production and the Production and marketing of potato in Punjab book surplus was about 91 percent.

World patterns and trends in potato production and use; The potato crop and its physical environment; The socioeconomic environment: Levels of development and public policies; Supply, demand, and marketing; Potato nutrition and consuption; Potato production systems; Research priorities and potato programs; Impact of potato programs; Summing up.

It is used for several industrial purposes for production of starch and alcohol. Potato is grown almost in all states. Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Punjab, Karnataka, Assam and Madhya Pradesh are major potato growing states. In Punjab, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Ludhiana and Patiala are major potato.

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Add to it the government’s indifference and market fluctuations, the potato kings of Punjab are having a tough time. More than potatoes, it's the seed that Punjab is famous for. Till about two months ago, Punjab was all about potatoes and politics.

A surplus production and market crash had farmers dumping their produce on the roads. 12 Most Profitable Industries For Punjab, India Punjab has been ranked first in India in terms of infrastructure facilities offered.

Punjab’s road, rail, and air transport network, connectivity, construction of bridges and infrastructure facilities are rated among the best. The potato bomb has exploded in the face of Punjab farmers once again—another year when they are unable to get remunerative prices for their produce.

Farmers say that after spending Rs 7 to produce a kilogramme of the crop all they get is Rs per kg for fresh potato meant for instant consumption. Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Assam. (Table). The details regarding seasonality, harvesting period and production of Potato crop are given in (Table) The production of Potato during the year (First Advance Estimate) is estimated to be % higher as compared to the previous year.

However as compared to past 5 years average. spread to North India by the British. Potato is one of main commercial crop grown in the country. It is cultivated in 23 states in India. Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Punjab and Gujarat account a lion’s share in total production.

Country has achieved a tremendous growth in potato production during last four to five decades. The annual. With Lakh tonnes production; India is third largest producer of Potato after China and Russia. Top potato producing states of India are Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Assam. GK, General Studies, Optional notes for UPSC, IAS, Banking, Civil Services.

Major potato growing states are Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, West Bengal, Bihar and Assam. UP, West Bengal, Bihar and Punjab together account for about 86% of India’s production. However, potato consumption per capita in India ( kg/head/year) is one of the.

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Potato farmers, particularly in the state of West Bengal, are found to sell 90 per cent of production to the middlemen within the same village who resell at the mandis. Production Estimates: In NWFP, preliminary yield estimates of crops are arrived at on the basis of grower's opinion survey undertaken by the Crop Reporting staff of the Provincial Agriculture Department and later approved by Secretary, Agriculture Department.

Although the production costs of potato in Punjab (India) are around Rs 5 per kg, potato is selling at Rs 2 per kg in the wholesale market.

The past few years have witnessed surplus production of potatoes in the state Punjab. List of Potato mandi rates in Punjab,Potato mandi live prices, Potato local market wise commodity price listing Live spot prices: Mustard Oil (Arrivals: Tonnes Price: ).

Potato production is estimated to be higher across the key growing areas of UP, Punjab and Bengal this year as there has been an increase in area under cultivation.

"Bhutanese seed, free from black marketing and multi tire illegal traders racketing, costs about Rs. less for 50 kilogram compared to Punjab variety," claimed farmers in Dhupguri. In addition, Bhutan authorities even distributed free seed and conducted organized field survey in districts like Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Hoogly or Burdwan.

A section of potato farmers in West Bengal and Punjab are also getting the same for Fritolay potato chips of Pepsico. The uncomfortable silence about MSP in the new farm laws led to the accusation that the Centre is likely to discontinue the MSP.

The potato reached India in the late 16th and early 17th centuries, most likely aboard ships from Portugal. Today, India ranks as the world's third largest potato producing nation, with production in of around 26 million tonnes.

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We obtain potatoes for waffles from Moga area of Punjab state. These potato waffles are more. Potato production during the ten year period between to is estimated to have increased @ percent per annum on account of percent annual expansion in its area and percent improvement.

The lion’s share in potato production i.e. 85 percent comes from Punjab, where Autumn and Spring crops are raised.

Potato prices in West Bengal, which had been on an upward swing till now, is likely to witness some correction post-Diwali as arrivals from Punjab and Uttar Pradesh is. It takes four years to actually make a product -- the potato seed (but the potato is a day crop) -- that can be then given to farmers,” says Hemant, adding, “ I believe I can work with.

Importantly, Pakistan’s potato industry is self-sufficient to supply for the needs of domestic household consumption. The primary issue of potato growers is the availability of healthy and certified seed. Yields in the Punjab province of Pakistan is approximately 20t/ha, which is comparable China.

Punjab is the largest province in terms of population and has the vibrant and fastest growing economy with 56 % share in national GDP. Punjab contributes about 76% to annual food grain production in the country. Wheat, cotton, sugarcane, basmati rice, maize, potato, citrus and mango are the major crops grown in Punjab.

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] August 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): To protect the interest of the Punjab farmers and uphold the state's leadership position/image as the largest potato seed producing state, the.

The CARG of potato production during this period was per cent. The potato production during the period tohowever declined sharply with an annual decline of (-) per cent; but, during the period to production of potato in the state increased sharply at an annual rate of per cent4.

US potato imports for the first quarter of the July – June marketing year were up 19% in total, according to a news release issued by Potatoes USA. Imports of frozen potatoes from Canada increased 17% in the first quarter while imports from Belgium were up %, the Netherlands up 35%, and Germany up %.

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Around Rs per kg is spent on potato farming, but, of this, Rs per kg is.

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