Training on Apical Rooted Cuttings for Potato Seed Production: From Tissue Culture Plantlets to First Generation Seed and beyond

Via Zoom

This virtual training will cover all aspects of apical rooted cuttings for potato seed production, including sessions on tissue culture multiplication, transplantation, and acclimatization of tissue culture plantlets in polyhouse, among others. The panel will include experts from CIP, the Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI), the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), and the University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot (UHS). 


February 8, 2021
10:00-13:00 (IST/GMT+5:30) 


Barun Raj



Welcome and Opening Session (Brief remarks)

  • Moderator: Dr. Samarendu Mohanty, Asia Regional Director, CIP
  • Dr. AK Singh, DDG-Hort., ICAR, New Delhi
  • Dr. Manoj Kumar, Director, CPRI, Shimla
  • Dr. Indiresh K.M., Vice Chancellor, UHS, Bagalkot
  • Ms. B. Fauzia Taranum, IAS, Director of Horticulture, KSHD, Bangalore

Technical Training on Apical Rooted Cutting

  • Moderator: Dr. Samarendu Mohanty, Asia Regional Director, CIP
  • Live demonstration by Dr. Ravindranath Reddy, Project Manager, CIP

Question and Answer

On field experience sharing and panel discussion

  • Moderator-Dr. Sampriti Baruah, Project Coordinator, CIP
    Experience sharing by nursery owners and farmers
  • Panelist:
    • Dr. Monica Parker, Senior Scientist, CIP
    • Dr. Clarissa Challam, Scientist, ICAR-CPRS, Shillong
    • Dr. Amruta Bhat, Scientist, UHS, Bagalkot
    • Dr. Dhananjay, Senior Advisor, Green Innovation Centre, giz, Bangalore

Question and Answer