'Mechanical boll picker machine in last phase of completion'.


MULTAN -- :Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan is preparing a mechanical boll picker machine to tackle pink boll worm threat and the project was passing through its final stages, CCRI Multan director said. Dr. Zahid Mahmood said in a statement here Monday that the machine was being prepared by own resources of CCRI Multan and Rs 1 million was being spent on the initiative. He said, if plant population was full and there were at least three boll per plant after the last picking then farmers could apply this mechanical boll picker to enhance their per acre production by three extra Maunds.

Dr. Zahid said...

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