FAISALABAD: The agriculture experts have advised the growers to start potato cultivation immediately and complete it by mid of October to get bumper yield.
A spokesman of the Agriculture (Extension) Department said here Wednesday that the potato is used more in Pakistan because it is a good source of proteins, carbohydrates, potassium, and sodium, etc. He said that the end of September was the most suitable time for potato crop cultivation. Therefore, the farmers should start potato cultivation immediately and use seeds of approved varieties over maximum space.
Further, he said that its production not only plays a vital role in meeting the food requirements of the people but it also helps the growers in mitigating their financial constraints.