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SBP terms CLCV major threat to cotton crop

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Studies on Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton have acknowledged that farmers in Pakistan are not making the most of Bt cotton because the Bt varieties were developed by various private sector plant breeders by transferring Bt trait to locally developed cotton varieties and these varieties are distributed without a formal regulatory framework which raises several concerns about the seed quality.According to the State Bank of Pakistan’s recent report unavailability of…Read More

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CLCV still haunting bumper cotton crop

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Despite having bumper cotton crop this year, the Cotton Leaf Curl Virus (CLCV) still haunting the crop as it destroyed about three to four million cotton bales, official sources have disclosed.They also said that this year, the export of cotton has increased by 1.06 million bales. However, the cotton production could be further enhanced, if the CLCV is controlled.It is expected that CLCV would be controlled through this project, which would help increase cotton production in…Read More

CLCV major threat to Pak cotton crop

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Cotton Leaf Curl Virus (CLCV) has surfaced as a major threat to Pakistan's cotton crop along with other sucking pests, as no cotton variety is available resistant against these diseases."Studies on Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton have acknowledged that farmers in Pakistan are not making the most of Bt cotton because the Bt varieties are developed by various private sector plant breeders by transferring Bt trait to locally developed cotton varieties," the State…Read More

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