Mahindra HZPC launches aeroponics unit to support seed potato in Mohali

Mahindra HZPC, a 60:40 joint venture of Mahindra Agri Solutions Limited (MASL) and HZPC, opened a  modern aeroponics facility to support the company’s seed potato business in Mohali. Aeroponics is a plant cultivation technique in which the  roots are suspended in the air while nutrient solutions are delivered in a fine mist. The process is known to give the best quality of potato seeds to the Indian farmers. The advanced greenhouse technology will increase productivity and protect plants against environmental diseases. Besides it will reduce the time to market by 50 per cent for new potato varieties, so the processing industry will be able to launch new varieties into their production programmes faster. More