Bizarre! Haryana farmer claims potatoes, tomatoes growing on same plants

Bizarre! Haryana farmer claims potatoes, tomatoes growing on same plants

The fruits have sour taste and look like tomatoes, Ranbir said, adding that on lifting the plants, potatoes were found in bunches of four to six.

Pre-pregnancy potato consumption may boost diabetes risk: Study

Eating lots of potatoes -- especially chips or crisps -- is linked to a higher risk for women of developing a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy, a study said Wednesday.

Scientist to grow potatoes on Earth under Mars conditions

Scientist to grow potatoes on Earth under Mars conditions

The increased levels of carbon dioxide will benefit the crop, whose yield is two to four times that of a regular grain crop under normal Earth conditions.

Cauliflower, potatoes, onions cut stomach cancer risk

You may want to start eating large amounts of white vegetables as scientists have found that they keep stomach cancer risk at bay.

Eating potatoes may cut stomach cancer risk: Study

Having 50mg of vitamin C daily, approximately two potatoes' worth, brought the risk down by 8 per cent.

Six amazing health benefits of eating potatoes!

Though potatoes are a high-carbohydrate food, eating them in moderate quantities won't make you fatter.

New technique to store potatoes for longer period

New technique to store potatoes for longer period

Researchers at the Central Potato Research Station (CPRS) here Sunday claimed to have invented a new technique that would ensure storage of potatoes for longer duration.

Unseasonal rain damages crops across the country

The untimely rain over the past fortnight has played havoc on standing crops in the country.

Low carb diet can cause digestive problems: Experts

Low carb diets may be used as a weight loss tool by some people, but dieticians and nutritionists warn that the tactic may be contributing to a reduction in fibre intake and thus, helping in setting up health problems instead.

 

Rice can help treat cholera better

The main treatment for cholera involves oral rehydration therapy where the patient drinks water mixed with salts and glucose which can increase the toxicity of the cholera bacterium.

Potato, onion brought under Essential Commodities Act in Tripura

The Tripura government has decided to bring onion and potato under the Essential Commodities Act (ECA), 1955, to check price rise, state Information Minister Bhanu Lal Saha said on Wednesday.

Delhi govt to sell onions, potatoes at liquor outlets

As part of its efforts to check prices, the Delhi government is planning to use liquor outlets in the capital to sell onions and potatoes.

Delhi govt planning to sell onions, potatoes at liquor outlets

As part of its efforts to check prices, the Delhi government is planning to use liquor outlets in the capital to sell onions and potatoes.

Did we store onions, potatoes in banks, Congress asks Arun Jaitley

"Did we take away onions, potatoes and tomatoes and store them in a bank," Congress said as it took a dig at Arun Jaitley over his remarks blaming the previous UPA regime for rising prices.

Punjab takes measures to check prices of essential commodities

A committee formed by the Punjab government to check the prices of essential commodities today said raids will be conducted to stop hoarding of items including onion and potatoes.

Genetically modified potatoes `resist late blight`

British scientists have developed genetically modified potatoes, which are resistant to "late blight."

Fight over potatoes escalates between West Bengal, Odisha

West Bengal and Odisha are at loggerheads over the issue of supply of potatoes and the matter seems to be only worsening by the day.

Mamata claims to have contained potato prices in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said though the state was in the grip of a potato crisis, the state government had been able to contain the price at Rs 13 a kg.

Kiwifruit`s DNA reveals similarity to potatoes and tomatoes

A new study that decoded the DNA sequence of the kiwifruit has revealed that it has many genetic similarities between its 39,040 genes and other plant species, including potatoes and tomatoes.

Now, harvest both tomato and potato from the same plant

A hybrid plant, which can produce tomatoes at one end and potatoes at the other, has been launched in the UK.