India’s cotton industry body reduces 2017-18 production estimates by 2 per cent to 367 lakh bales

The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has, in its latest estimate, lowered the 2017-18 crop size by 8 lakh bales (of 170 kg each) to 367 lakh bales against the earlier estimate of 375 lakh bales. The estimate is higher than last year’s (2016-17) production, which was 337.25 bales. Severe infestation of pink bollworm pest […]

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