Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Maharashtra govt to educate cotton farmers over bollworm attack, duplicate seeds

The state officials will meet farmers and ensure that the safety methods and right practices are explained through village committees during the kharif season..............

“Seed companies must implement RIB concept immediately” 

According to Mr Prabhakar Rao, Chairman and Managing Director, Nuziveedu Seeds, the cotton sector is staring at the huge losses. He suggests certain immediate measures. Here he takes few key questions from the BioVoice

“Resistance to Bt protein because of mismanagement of refuge planting”

Dr C D Mayee, President, South Asia Biotechnology Centre (SABC), New Delhi believes that the integrated pest management approach is the best one to tackle the bollworm in Bt cotton. Read on:

Pink Bollworm threat looms large over Bt cotton industry

While the section of seeds industry are declaring an all out war on pink bollworm to save Bt Cotton in the current season, both the farmers and companies fear huge losses. The BioVoice tries to analyze the current situation and possible way out..........

FSII terms Maharashtra govt’s raids on its members over cotton seed...

The Federation of seed Industry of India has called the raids on the premises of its members by authorities in Maharashtra as unilateral and unfair actions that will result in hurting the interests of the responsible industry.....

BioVoice eMag October 2017 Issue-5 Volume-2

BioVoice eMag October 2017 Issue-5 Volume-2: The ‘October 2017’ edition of BioVoice magazine in its detailed ‘Cover Story’ focuses on the serious issue of pink bollworm...

Nanotech can make biopesticides more effective

Scientists have converted secretion of a bacterium, Photorhabdus luminescens, into nanoparticles and found that its efficacy as a biocontrol agent improved significantly.........

CICR study points to quality issues in Bt cotton seeds

The Nagpur-based Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR) during a study conducted in 2014 and 2015, has found that there are several issues in the Bt Cotton seeds.........

Regulation not in interest of seed industry, says newly formed FSII

The Federation of Indian Seed Industry Association has called the earlier move of the government to put the regulatory price cap on the Bt Cotton....