Biochemical Evaluation of Potato Tubers and Peels


Affiliations

  • CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Department of Biochemistry, Hissar, 125004, India
  • Bundel Khand University, Department of Biotechnology, .C. Bose Institute of Sciences, Jhansi, 284003, India
  • Sher-E-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Jammu, 181002, India

Abstract

Potato is one of the most important food crops in developed as well as in developing countries. India is amongst the five major potato producing countries in the world, it produces more food per unit area than cereals and that too in a short time. Potatoes are non-fatening, nutritious and wholesome food which supply many important nutrients to the diet. Potato provides significant quantities of protein, vitamin-C, carbohydrates and iron and to a lesser extent vitamins of B-complex and vitamin A. Identification and screening of potato genotypes is required for desired functionality and unique properties.

Subject Discipline

Food Science and Technology

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