NA body briefed about potato production via tissue culture

Staff Reporter

Chairman Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research, MNA Rao Muhammad Ajmal Khan chaired the 19th meeting of the Committee held at Potato Tissue Culture Lab, Chilas.

The officials of Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) briefed the Committee about various verities of potato plants production through tissueculture as this is the only solution for getting more potato seed production and said that PARC is doing its best for achieving the objectives in terms of bumper, potato crop.

They, further, informed that presently, we are producing locally, 1% certified seed and relying on imported seed. About

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