Rs96m earmarked for pest eradication

Eradication of pests is one of the recommendations for enhanced production of cotton suggested by experts


APP March 02, 2017
Eradication of pests is one of the recommendations for enhanced production of cotton suggested by experts. PHOTO: EXPRESS

MULTAN: The Punjab Agriculture department has earmarked Rs96.232 million for eradication of pink bollworm, whitefly and other pests from crops. Agriculture Department Spokesperson Naveed Asmat Kohloon said the department had called a meeting of working group on March 2 to discuss a strategy to counter the threat of pests. Eradication of pests was one of the recommendations for enhanced production of cotton suggested by experts.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 2nd, 2017.

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