Demand for local varieties of cotton seeds gaining momentum in Maharashtra, India
According to industry experts, farmers in the state would have to use BT seeds for the kharif season as the non-BT ones are not available in the market at present.
गाँव कनेक्शन 21 May 2018 11:00 AM GMT
Even as BT variety of cotton seeds continue to account for over 96% of the cotton crop in the country, the demand for domestic cotton seeds is slowly growing, particularly in Maharashtra. The state had suffered from a severe pink bollworm attack last season.