Potato Varieties in India - know types and details
Posted - Feb 25, 2023
Kufri Pukhraj potatoes are predominantly grown in northern India and grow well in old alluvial soil and temperatures between 21°C to 27°C and yield up to 350-400 q/ ha.
Kufri Jyoti potatoes are a popular variety grown in Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, and West Bengal states and can yield up to 20 tons per acre.
Bhura Aloo potatoes are mainly grown in Uttar Pradesh, India, and can yield up to 25-30 tons per hectare, requiring a warm climate and temperature between 20°C to 30°C for optimal growth.
Kufri Chipsona potatoes are a popular variety grown across India, yielding up to 170-180 qtl/acre, with optimal growth occurring in warm temperatures.
Kufri Sindhuri potatoes are widely grown in Bihar, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Punjab, UP, Karnataka, J&K, and Darjeeling and can yield up to 120 qtl/acre, requiring a cool climate for optimal growth.
Kufri Arun potatoes are suitable for cultivation in the Northern Plains of India, with yields of up to 300- 350 q/ha, requiring a cool climate and temperature between 20°C to 25°C for optimal growth.