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19 February, 2019 09:22:26 AM
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Net house potato farming gains ground in Rajshahi

BSS, Rajshahi
Net house potato farming gains ground in Rajshahi

Farming through net house system for multiplying the tissue-culture based potato seed successfully has been gaining popularity in the region opens up a new door in the cash crop farming. Abu Hena Mostofa Kamal, a commercial farmer of Mollikpur village under Paba upazila, said number and acreage of the modern farming method has been enhanced significantly for the last couple of years because of its better output. He has transplanted 4,000 plantlets while Mustafiz of Ghipara village 2,000 plantlets and they were very busy nurturing their growing plantlets.

Nur Alam of Khanpur and Masum of Parjunpara under Mohanpur upazila and Ali Afzal of Jamalpur village under Bagmara upazila said that they are very happy with the present farming condition.

Mijanur Rahman Kazi, general secretary of Seed Potato Growers Cooperative Society, told BSS that around 500 seed growing farmers were very happy with their satisfactory yield achieved through using the net-house farming method last year. He said the farming of foundation seed of potato through using tissue culture technology and net-house system has gradually been gaining popularity everywhere in the region for the last couple of years.

The private entrepreneurs are showing interest in boosting the mother potato-seed production locally after using the modern technology instead of depending on the local seed.

BK

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