Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Bt cotton seeds


Pune: Almost a year after SIT report, Govt yet to act on sale of illegal Bt cotton seeds

September 25, 2021 8:02 am

Of the 4-4.5 crore packets of cotton seeds sold in the country this season, 60-65 lakh packets were of the unauthorised herbicide-tolerant (Ht) Bt cotton.

Maharashtra to write to Centre, urge rollback of cotton seed price hike

April 07, 2021 6:39 pm

The Centre has said the price of Bt Cotton seeds will be raised to Rs 767 for a 450-gram packet. Earlier, this was Rs 730, thus amounting to an increase of Rs 37 per 450-gram packet.

Government cuts Bt cotton seed price to Rs 740 per packet

March 14, 2018 9:04 am

The move will benefit 8 million cotton growers, but will reduce the margin of domestic seed companies and also MMBL. The new prices will come into effect from the 2018 kharif season starting June.

‘Markets pricing in investment revival’

May 19, 2014 12:59 am

Path-breaking infrastructure project like GQ road/highway with efficient execution in road, urbanisation and water sector.

Maharashtra lifts ban on Mahyco’s Bt cotton seeds

May 06, 2013 1:24 am

The Maharashtra government has lifted the ban on sale of Bt Cotton seeds supplied by Mahyco Seeds for the coming Kharif season “in public interest”.

State bans Mahyco Bt cotton seeds

August 10, 2012 5:44 am

The state government has banned Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco) from selling Bt cotton seeds in the state.

Committee to look into demand for raising Bt cotton seed prices

April 21, 2011 2:10 am

The state government has set up a committee headed by Principal Secretary R K Tripathi to look into the demand for raising the Maximum Retail Price of Bt cotton seeds in Gujarat.

Desi Bt cotton seeds here,ready for distribution in four states

April 20, 2009 3:47 am

After ten long years of research punctuated with technical delays,the Central Institute of Cotton Research (CICR) in Nagpur is ready with 20,000 packets....