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Cotton growers advised to complete sowing of BT varieties

Cotton growers have been advised to complete the sowing of Bacillus Thuringiensis (BT) varieties at the earliest and maximum by 31st of this month.

The spokesman of the Punjab Agriculture Department Mr. Najaf Abbas said in a statement that cotton BT varieties are FH-142, IUB-13, MNH-988, CIM-600, IM-598, Nayyab 878, Sitara 11, BH-178, F14 and UGC-09.

He said that the growers must sow non-BT varieties on at least 10 percent of their land along with BT varieties to weaken the insects' resistance against BT varieties.

Source: Radio Pakistan

   

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