Pakistan to Produce Two Million Disease-Resistant Potato

Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to Produce Two Million Disease-Resistant Potato Tubers Using Tissue Culture Technology. Tissue culture technology is being broadly used for large-scale plant multiplication and gives a science-based solution for plant propagation, disease elimination, and plant improvement said Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Chairman Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan during an agreement signing ceremony between PARC and United Arab Emirates-based Green System Pakistan Pvt Limited.
Briefing on the agreement, Dr. Amjad said this accord is another chapter of cooperation between PARC-PATCO and Green System Pakistan, as the parties will work together to develop screen houses at NARC for expansion to up to two million potato tubers, which would help to reduce import of potato seeds.
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