July 09, 2022
Cotton is one of the most important fibre crops in India. It is also regarded as white gold owing to the profitability of the crop. Although the crop is grown in most of the states several farmers are unaware of the plant protection practices that are to be done for the crop. Since the crop is grown in open fields there are high chances that it might get infected by several diseases. This blog highlights the major insects of cotton and suitable control measures for the same.
May 16, 2022
India was a land of cash crops and there is historical evidence that dates back even to Indus valley civilization where cotton was cultivated. Since then, cotton is one of India's most important cash crops and plays a dominant role in the industrial and agricultural economy of the country. Seeds play a vital role in the growth and development of the crop. Hence, selection of a suitable hybrid for your location is the key to getting a good yield and higher returns. In India, there are ten major cotton-growing states of which Maharastra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu play an important part in terms of production and productivity. This blog focuses on some popular cotton seeds for southern Indian states.