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PAU develops country’s first BT cotton varieties

PAU develops country’s first Bt cotton varieties

Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana on Tuesday said it has successfully developed the country’s first Bt cotton varieties. The ICAR has identified three varieties, namely PAU Bt 1, F1861 and RS 2013, for cultivation in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan. It is a cheaper alternative to Bt cotton hybrid seed.PTI

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