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10/10/2017

Daily One Liner Question-42

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POTATO (1)


QUESTIONS ANSWER
1 Botanical name ? Solanum tuberosum
2 Family ? Solanaceae
3 Origin of potato ? Peru (South America)
4 Type of potato fruit ? (www.agriexam.com) Berry
5 Chromosome number in potato ? 2n=48
6 Potato was introduced in India in early 17th century from ? Europe
7 Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI) located at ? Shimla(1949)
8 Present director of CPRI ? Dr SK Chakratarti (since jan. 2016)
9 "Indian Potato Association" founded in ? 1974 (Shimla)
10 International Potatoes Centre located at ? Lima, Peru (1971)
11 Potato also known as ? (www.agriexam.com) King of vegetable
12 "Seed Plot Technique" developed by ? Pushkar Nath (1967)
13 "True potato seed" developed by ? Dr. Ramanujan
14 What was the first variety of TPS? "Phulwa"
15 Who was the first director of CPRI ? Dr. Ramanujan



QUESTIONS ANSWER
16 Potato propagated by ? Tuber (underground stem)
17 Potato is which type of plant ? C3, Short day plant & self pollinated
18 Protein present in potato ? (www.agriexam.com) 2%
19 Carbohydrate present in potato ? 17%
20 Fat present in potato? 11.8%
21 Optimum temperature for Tuber growth in potato? 20°C
22 Potato store in cold storage at which temperature ? 10-15°C
23 Earthing up in potato done at ? 40 day after sowing
24 When is the Dehaulming done in the potato? ? 10-12 days before harvesting
25 Tuber required for sowing ? 15-20 Qu./ha (25 gram/tuber)
26 Seed rate of potato  (TPS) ? 100 gram/ha
27 In potato most critical stage of irrigation are ? (www.agriexam.com) Stolen formation and Tuber elongation
28 Which fertilizer not suitable for potato (Solanaceae crops) ? Potassium Chloride (KCL)
29 Which chemical used as potato dormancy breaker? Thiourea
30 Which pest of potato attack potato field and also in storage? Potato Tuber moth

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