Agrotechnology

Agrotechnology
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ISSN: 2168-9881

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Gautam S

Gautam S

Nepal

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  • Research Article
    Study on Degeneration of Potato Seed in Terai Region of Nepal
    Author(s): Ghimire S, Pandey S and Gautam SGhimire S, Pandey S and Gautam S

    Field experiments were conducted in the experimental field of Regional Agriculture Research Station (RARS), Parwanipur, and Bara, Nepal. The objective of study was to evaluate the rate of degeneration due to viral diseases in Cardinal and Kufri Jyoti. The experimental plot design was Randomized Complete Block Design with 3 replication and 5 treatments considering each farmer as a replication. There were 10 treatment combinations consisting 2 varieties. DAS-ELISA was done to find out the degree of virus infection. Result showed a significant (P<0.01) effect of virus in yield loss of potato. Data of three different years were compared to find out the percentage loss due to damage cause by virus. Field observation was done for other insects and pest. The DAS ELISA results revealed that during third year the presence of PVM and PVY was highest in Cardinal under and Kufri Jyoti under co.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2168-9881.1000149

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