He appealed to the prime minister to withdraw the tax proposal on cotton and cotton seed
The FSCD team headed by Deputy Director Azam Khan and Inspector Nadeem Aslam raided many seed shops involved in selling unapproved varieties of cotton seed
in Liaqatpur, Zahirpir, Ameenabad, Khanbela and Feroza and seized dozens of cotton seed
bags including SS-32, Z-33 and IS-212 varieties.
He added that Rs 1000 subsidy on cotton seed
bag was being given to facilitate farmers.
China's space agency, China National Space Administration, has just revealed a new photo showing a cotton seed
that the Chang'e-4 probe brought to the Moon sprouting.
However, as it has been done in other countries, only 40 per cent of the Bt cotton will be for textile production the larger 60 per cent will be extracted as cottonseed oil, cotton seed
cake and straw for animal feeds.
ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) had so far developed and approved about 98 high yielding cotton seed
varieties for cultivation and commercialization in order to enhance per acre crop output across the cotton growing areas of the country.
This particular research report titled " Cotton Seed
Oil Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking: Global Market insights 2017 to 2022 " has been added to the wide online database of FACTMR which discusses the present as well as future market scenario.
In a statement, he said that the government has provided approved varieties of cotton seed
on up to 50 percent subsidized rate, Radio Pakistan reported.
The seed is the main byproduct and is used to produce cotton seed
oil, cake, and hulls for livestock feed, and linter (used for film, plastics).
The Punjab University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide newly developed 'disease-resistant' cotton seed
to farmers across the country through seven multinational companies.
Instead of using potato flour in bread making, it was proposed to add a mixture of 'cotton seed
flour' to the bread manufacturing process.