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Tripura makes record in production of TPS

Written by: Staff
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Agartala, Aug 25 (UNI) Tripura, a tiny hilly state in the North east, has achieved a record in production of True Potato Seeds(TPS) during the last seven years.

According to official sources here, the state produced 1162 kg of TPS during the last seven years whose market price is estimated to be Rs 1.85 lakhs.

The state is at the topmost position in producing TPS in entire Asia. Of the total 1162 kgs of produced TPS , 101.20 kg seeds had been supplied to different states of the country. 13 kg of seeds had been exporteed to Nepal, one kg to Indonesia, 20 kg to South Korea, and two kg to Mexico.

The remaining quantities of the TPS were distributed among the potato farmers of the state.

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