Cotton an important cash crop for Pakistan is affected by number of insects pest among these, Pink bollworm is the most grim pest. To save cotton from these exposure the Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan commenced SMS service entitled as “Tele Cotton” for cotton growers.
The cotton growers get benefit from Tele Cotton SMS service and hoped that service would be helpful for them in obtaining better production. The brief SMS would be sent on daily basis to growers about problems regarding crop and their solution.
Tele Cotton service gave message to the willing cotton growers to text their name address and CNIC on this helpline-0334-112213 to save the cotton crop.
The agriculture scientists of CCRI dire need to adopt latest scientific ways in their research programme. Pakistan Central Cotton Committee would set-up an organization which would convey practical training to cotton growers about cotton crop and the trained people would apply the practical exercise at their fields and provide training to other growers.