CCRI to modernize its research programme

Our Correspondent

Central Cotton Research Institute has expressed resolve to bring innovation in research methodology in order to improve per acre production of cotton.

While chairing a meeting with heads of different sections of CCRI, here on Saturday, Director CCRI Zahid Chaudhary stated that the department would modernize its research programme with an aim to increase cotton production and ultimately revival of cotton in the region.

He stated that cotton sector was faced with numerous problems including climate changes, increasing cost of production, negligence in care of cotton, pink bollworm, whiteflies leaf curled virus and some others.