Bangladesh holds Bt cotton field trials

Hyderabad-based JK Agri Genetics Ltd, an arm of the JK Organisation, is collaborating with the Bangladesh federal government to maintain subject trials of genetically-modified cotton in the neighbouring region.

“The Bangladesh federal government is conducting the subject trials, which have been done for the to start with time. The benefits are excellent. Discipline trials will be held for the next time this 12 months sometime between April and November,” stated Gyanendra Shukla, President and Director of JK Agri Genetics, superior popularly recognized as JK Seeds.

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in a note on the Bangladesh growth, stated that Dhaka’s Cotton Advancement Board (CDB) commenced trials of the genetically-modified or bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton with two varieties — JKCH 1947 Bt and JKCH 1950 Bt — which can resist bollworm and Tumble armyworm in the plant.

According to the USDA, the CDB attained the Bt cotton varieties under the

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