Pink bollworm threatens cotton crop in North India 

The cotton crop in North India is under the threat of pink bollworm (PBW) attacks and the intensity of pest attacks is seen higher this year compared to the last two years.

While PBW was observed in cotton only at the end of the season in North during kharif 2022-23, this year the pest has surfaced at the start of the season, which is a big threat for the farmers, said Bhagirath Chaudhary, Director of Jodhpur-based South Asia Biotechnology Centre (SABC).

Source: Business Line