Agriculture Department spokesman said that 15 types of insects can be attacked on cotton crop, in which heliothus, Pink bollworm, Army worm is the most dangerous. Farmers should avoid cultivating non registered varieties so farmers will not face any difficulty.
He said that in the BT types of cotton, IR3701, Ali Akbar 703, MG 6, Sittar 008, FH 113, Nelam 121, Ali Akbar 802, IR 1524, GN Hybrid 285 etc is capable of providing the best production. He said that The MNH-814 is also having immunity against heat-tolerant viruses. They instructed cotton farmers to get certified seeds from the Punjab Seed Corporation or the approved dealer’s company.