PARC Opens First Potato Tissue Culture Laboratory at Chilas

PARC has been able to increase the production of disease-free potato seeds through tissue culture technique as per the capacity of its cold storage, after which for the first time in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chilas a potato tissue culture laboratory has been set up to provide disease-free potato seeds to the farmers so that the farmers can become self-sufficient and economically stable by getting maximum potato production in less time, this was said by Dr. Muhammad Azeem Khan, Chairman PARC, during the inauguration of potato tissue culture Laboratory and screen house at Chilas under the PSDP project of Potato tissue culture technology in Pakistan.

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