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Scientists keen to do field trials of pest-resistant cotton variety

Whiteflies are one of the top ten devastating pests in the world that damage more than 2000 plant species and also function as vectors...

Govt subsidises PB rope import to contain cotton loss

The government has announced that it will provide Rs 400 million in subsidy to farmers so they can import PB rope during the current...

Covid-19 outbreak hurting lives as well as economies

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has voiced concerns in a new analysis report that the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in Asia will have adverse...

Cotton seed price hike raised by 128%

The Punjab Seed Corporation (PSC) has raised the price of locally produced cotton seed by 106-128 percent. This is surprising for cotton growers as...

Ikea’s to launch new collection celebrating ‘beauty in imperfection’

Furniture and home textiles retailer Ikea is to launch a new collection this month inspired by a Japanese aesthetic that finds beauty in imperfection...

CRRI cotton tops in Pakistan

A variety of cotton produced by Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) tops in Punjab and KPK whereas clinched second position across the country, results...

Indian textiles should capitalise as China hit by virus

Indian textile industry should capitalise on the Chinese coronavirus outbreak as the world has become vary of importing goods from the country due to...

Indian cotton and yarn trade shutdown in China

The cotton and yarn prices in India have fallen by 4% in the past 10 days due to market uncertainty after the outbreak of...

Cotton market business remains feeble

Neither buyers nor sellers are taking much interest in the cotton market, dealers say. While the official spot rate was at Rs 9,100, not...

Govt urged to declare cotton emergency

Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Mian Anjum Nisar has advised the government to declare a cotton emergency and take...