New high yielding cotton variety developed at CRI Multan

Cotton Research Institute (CRI) Multan has developed a new cotton variety after a decade long laborious research attempt that is high yielding and matures early at lower per acre cost. This was stated by Director CRI Multan Dr. Sagheer Ahmad in a briefing to deputy commissioner Amir Khatak and MPAs Malik Saleem Labar and Qasim Khan Langah during their visit to the research facility functioning under the umbrella of provincial Government say an official release. The variety was developed utilizing Desi and American cotton breeds, Dr. Sagheer said. He, however, added that its commercial level cultivation would take considerable time as it required approval from Punjab Seed Council.
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