Indian government cuts Bt cotton seed price by Rs 10 to Rs 730 per packet; royalty to Monsanto cut by half

The Centre has marginally lowered the maximum sale price of Bt cotton seeds (BG-II) by reducing the royalty fee payable by domestic seed firms to developers of this genetically modified variety. Under the new price, notified by the agriculture ministry , the farmers will have to pay maximum Rs 730 per packet of 450 gm […]

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