How many varieties of potato are there in India?

How many types of potatoes are in India?

4.1. Release of potato varieties in India

Variety name Yield potential (t/ha) Drought tolerance
KUFRI CHIPSONA 30–35 MEDIUM
KUFRI SINDHURI 30–35 MEDIUM
KUFRI CHANDRAMUKHI 20–25 HIGH
KUFRI KHYATI 25–30 HIGH

How many varieties of potatoes exist?

There are more than 4,000 varieties of native potatoes, mostly found in the Andes. They come in many sizes and shapes. There are also over 180 wild potato species.

What is the biggest type of potato?

My local restaurateur cite potatoes as large as 13 pounds. Some varieties of Idaho potatoes such as the Ranger can grow to be 4-5 pounds in size. The largest size potato Idaho sells commercially is a 35 count, or 35 potatoes in a carton weighing 50 pounds. So that’s an average of just under 1 ½ pounds per russet.

What month do you plant potatoes in India?

Planting and harvesting time for different regions of India

Region Crop Planting
North-western Summer January-Feb
North-eastern Summer March-April
Southern a.Summar Marc-April
b.autum Aug-Sept
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