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Potato can be grown almost on any type of soil, except saline and alkaline soils.

Farmers have been instructed to cultivate spring crop of potatoes from January till 15th February, so that they could get better production from mid-April to mid-May. Agriculture experts said that potatoes can be cultivated in all kind of soil except saline soil, but it grows well in deep, soft and well-drained soil.
For the cultivation of spring crop of potato, a fertile land is suitable in which organic matter should be present in form of farm yard manure and green manure. Seasonal variations in the plain areas of Punjab affect the potato crop. Cardinal, Diamant, Faisalabad white, Faisalabad red, SH5, PRI white, PRI red varieties can  give higher production.

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