Potato Farming by Shri Sujan Rout Kadampada
Kufri Chipsona Potato Farming by Shri Sujan Rout of Kadampada Village is First in Odisha State. For his efforts produce potatoes , from 1988 , he is pioneered the Potato culture in 42 Mouza. Earlier Kadampada Village is home to one of the largest Cold Storage in India(an Excellent German British Technology unit ), but now its closed down for last 20 years.
Growing Kufri Chipsona-3 Potato has some reason as Shri Sujan Rout pointed out. According to him Kufri Chipsona-3 Potato is a medium maturing, late blight resistant potato variety with round oval tubers, white smooth skin and cream/pale yellow flesh. The variety is meant for processing, especially chip making, and is an improvement over the existing varieties Kufri Chipsona-1 and Kufri Chipsona-2. The total and process grade tuber yields of Kufri Chipsona-3 are higher than those of Kufri Chipsona-1 and Kufri Chipsona-2. The total tuber yields are higher than even the popular tabl variety Kufri Bahar. Kufri Chipsona-3 yields excellent defect free tubers. The chemical maturity of its tubers occurs at 110 days. The tubers have low reducing sugars (< 50 mg/100 g fresh wt) at harvest and even after six months of storage at 10-12C. The dry matter content of its tubers is > 21%.