Farmers urged not to buy fake cotton seeds

Someone fraudulently was selling spurious cotton seeds in institute’s name

APP March 30, 2021


Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) warned farmers of people selling cotton seed in its name saying that legal proceedings would be initiated against them.

CCRI Director Dr Zahid Mahmood, in a statement issued on Monday said they have come to know that someone fraudulently was selling spurious cotton seeds in their institute’s name.

He stated that they have information that some outcasts were selling seeds using CCRI name adding that anyone who wanted to buy the seed from the institute, he could visit it because could not sell seed in the market.

He asked farmers to inform CCRI about those dealers or individuals who were selling the seeds in its name in the market, the statement concluded.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 30th, 2021.


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