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    Sikh News Punjab Gets Good Cotton Harvest (rediff.com)

    Displacing fears of a reduced cotton harvest in Punjab, officials say the state is set to achieve its target of 26.90 lakh bales this fiscal year. More...
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    Sikh News Bug Makes Meal Of Punjab Cotton, Whither Bt Magic? (Calcutta News)

    The magic of Bt cotton in southern Punjab has vanished. Weary and stressed farmers - who are said to have sprayed pesticides worth over Rs.5 billion (over $120 million) this season to save their cotton crop from the mealy bug - are headed for major losses this time around. More...
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    Sikh News Bug Makes Meal Of Punjab Cotton, Whither Bt Magic? (IANS Via Yahoo! India News)

    Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) The magic of Bt cotton in southern Punjab has vanished. Weary and stressed farmers - who are said to have sprayed pesticides worth over Rs.5 billion (over $120 million) this season to save their cotton crop from the mealy bug - are headed for major losses this time...
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    Sikh News Pest Infestation Destroys Over 2000 Acres Of Cotton Crop In Punjab (New Kerala)

    Ludhiana, July 10 : Pest infestation has led to major crop destruction in Punjab, causing immense loss to the farmers. Infestation by Mealy bug, a white fuzzy insect that sucks plant juice, has led to major damage of cotton crop in Punjab's Muktsar District. More...
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    Sikh News Pest Infestation Destroys Over 2000 Acres Of Cotton Crop In Punjab (ANI Via Yahoo! In

    Ludhiana, July 10 (ANI): Pest infestation has led to major crop destruction in Punjab, causing immense loss to the farmers. Infestation by Mealy bug, a white fuzzy insect that sucks plant juice, has led to major damage of cotton crop in Punjab's Muktsar District. Farmers have tried various...
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    Sikh News Pak Decision Cheers Punjab Cotton Growers (rediff.com)

    Cotton growers in Punjab are elated over the Pakistan government's decision to permit import of cotton from India through the Wagah border. More...
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