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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 4 (2019)

Role of micronutrients in potato cultivation

Author(s):

Prabhjot Singh and Kawaljit Singh

Abstract:
Due to the wider adaptability, potato (<em>Solanum tuberosum</em> L.) is the single most popular vegetable-tuber crop grown in more than 150 countries in the world. Indian soils are not in condition to fulfill the requirement of all nutrients. Hence, the nutrients are supplied from the external sources. It is observed that the application of inorganic fertilizers along with micronutrients is considered essential to produce high tuber yield in case of potato. To improve the productivity, potato plant requires a balanced dose of NPK along with adequate amount of micronutrients like boron, copper, zinc and manganese. Therefore, the present review is designed to discuss the importance of various micronutrients

Pages: 128-130  |  2675 Views  1640 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Prabhjot Singh and Kawaljit Singh. Role of micronutrients in potato cultivation. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(4S):128-130.

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