Post harvest management of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) in sub-tropical zone of Jammu division

Authors

  • Quadri Javeed Ahmad Peer Division of Extension Education, FOA, Wadura, Campus, SKUAST-Kashmir
  • Haroon Rashid Division of Post Harvest Technology-SKUAST-Kashmir
  • Sheikh Muzaffar Ahmad Division of Extension Education FOA, Wadura Campus, SKUAST-Kashmir
  • MH Chesti Directorate of Extension Education. SKUAST--Kashmir

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v43i3.21618

Keywords:

Post harvest management, Physiological disorders, Potato

Abstract

Post harvest management of potato under sub-tropical conditions in Jammu division was studied. The losses due to poor handling and storage are reported to be in between 40 and 50%. The physiological and pathological causes observed before and during storage on potato crop revealed that 51.51% of respondents observed bruises on tubers followed by rooting (48.00%), chilling injury (44.89%), enlarged lenticels (42.67%) and sprouting up to 40.89%.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v43i3.21618

Bangladesh J. Bot. 43(3): 371-373, 2014 (December)

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Published

2015-01-15

How to Cite

Peer, Q. J. A., Rashid, H., Ahmad, S. M., & Chesti, M. (2015). Post harvest management of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) in sub-tropical zone of Jammu division. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 43(3), 371–373. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v43i3.21618

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Short Communications