Govt likely to slash Bt Cotton seed price to Rs740 per packet2 min read . Updated: 07 Mar 2018, 08:35 AM IST
The maximum sale price of a Bt cotton (Bollgard II) seed packet weighing 450g is likely to be reduced from Rs800 to Rs740
New Delhi: In an attempt to offer some respite to cotton farmers battered by repeated pest attacks and crop losses, the centre is likely to slash the price of genetically modified Bt cotton seeds as well as trait fees payable by domestic seed companies to technology developers.
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