K'taka bans sale of Mahyco BT Cotton seeds
The Karnataka government has banned sale of Mahyco BT cotton seeds in the state under section 14 (j) of Seeds Act 1966.
According to a statement by Agriculture Office, Mahyco BT cotton seeds have been black listed, making it incapable of participating in the tender process to be carried by Agriculture department.
The government has taken this step taking into consideration the less then 50 per cent yield in the Kharif season in 2013, the release added.
(Posted on 04-04-2014)