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Cotton production to increase by 3.56 million bales, Foodgrains by 8.44...

As per First Advance Estimates for 2019-20 (Kharif Only), total foodgrain production in the country is estimated at 140.57million tonnes. Production of cotton estimated at 32.27 million bales (of 170 kg each) is higher by 3.56 million bales.................

A fungus that can degrade endosulfan identified

A group of scientists at Delhi University has now identified a fungus that can help degrade residue of an insecticide that poses danger to the environment as well as human health...............

GM technology has helped in increasing cotton production, says govt

While the MoS Agriculture, Mr Parshottam Rupala credited the adoption of Bt Cotton for increase in the production of the crop, he also emphasized that there is a separate process of evaluation of safety of each genetically modified crop...………..

Early sowing can increase cotton yield: study

A new study by Indian scientists has predicted that the yield of cotton can be maximized if the crop is sown early (by mid-May) and irrigated during ball formation and maturity stages in case of drought conditions...…………...

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...