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Government to promote native cotton seeds

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Concerned that whitefly and bollworm attack could harm Bt cotton crop yields, the central government will henceforth promote native...

India: Karnataka HC stays govt order on Bt cotton seed royalty...

New Delhi: The court battle over the centre’s move to cut royalty or trait fee on genetically modified Bt cotton seeds disregarding the discontent...

Congress castigates Centre over Bt cotton price

Hyderabad: Alleging that the Centre had conspicuously taken a unilateral decision of fixing Bt cotton seed price, Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Kisan Mazdoor...

Panel proposes 70% reduction in royalty on GM cotton seeds

New Delhi: A government panel on genetically modified Bt cotton has recommended a steep reduction in royalty fees payable to technology companies, and lower...

Cotton prices flat on limited demand

RAJKOT, FEBRUARY 29:   Cotton price traded unchanged as demand was limited from domestic mills. Kapas or raw cotton marginally declined on weak ginning demand. Traders...

Reinhart – Weekly Cotton Market Report: February 25, 2016

Prices have fallen to new contract lows this week. The failure to find a foothold above the 60.00 mark and the break below the...

Markets should be allowed to decide cotton seed prices: Economic Survey

New Delhi: Coming out against price controls on cotton seeds, the Economic Survey on Friday said that it was desirable to let markets decide...

Let markets determine cotton seed prices: survey

NEW DELHI, FEB 26:   With the government deciding to fix cotton seed prices, including royalty fee, the Economic Survey today said market forces should determine...

Take liability for failure of Bt cotton crop, seed industry tells...

New Delhi: The damage to the cotton crop last year from pink bollworm pest attacks in several states has prompted the seed industry lobby...

Expanded cotton operations part of deltapine® brand’s commitment to texas

Monsanto’s announcement in January of plans to build a state-of-the-art cotton seed processing facility in Lubbock means economic development for the community and represents...

China can cooperate with Azerbaijan in cotton breeding

China, the largest cotton producing country in the world, is keen to expand relations with Azerbaijan in the cotton breeding field. Chinese Xinjiang Yinlong International...

Stable condition on cotton market

Unlike the global situation where cotton prices are barely steady, the domestic market in Pakistan remains quite steady due to a largely low crop...

Textile mills cry foul over increased cotton adulteration

Textile mills, especially in northern and southern parts of the country are crying foul over increased adulteration incotton being procured from Gujarat. Holding on to...

Punjab reports low cotton production

ISLAMABAD: The government of Punjab has formed a committee to investigate the causes of low cotton production this year. The committee, which has already met...

Govt. has to look into Bt cotton crop failure in Raichur:...

The team of independent researchers said around 80 per cent of the Bt cotton crop was destroyed due to pink bollworm attack. Following media reports...

ABLE-AG raises strong objection to cotton seed price control

AHMEDABAD, DEC 21:   Taking a strong objection towards Centre's move to regulate cotton seed prices, the leading biotech player, Association of Biotech Led Enterprises –...

Uniform maximum sale price for cotton seeds

The Centre has decided to control prices of cotton seeds including the genetically modified versions by fixing a uniform maximum sale price from March...

Centre to control BT cotton seed prices by fixing MRP

NEW DELHI: The Centre has decided to control prices of cotton seeds including the genetically modified versions by fixing a uniform maximum sale price...

After championing GM crops, government puts control on Bt cotton

In a move that could hit cotton productivity, which has jumped over the last decade, the Centre has brought genetically modified (Bt) cotton seeds...

Caught between Monsanto and States, cottonseed industry seeks Centre’s help

HYDERABAD, DECEMBER 4:   With no end in sight to the pricing tussle with Mahyco-Monsanto – the Bt cotton technology provider – the seed industry has...