03 October 2023, New Delhi: The Indian Government after consultation with the Central Seed Committee has released 2 new varieties of Cotton be sold for the purposes of agriculture in India. The notification was released by Pankaj Yadav, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare on 25th September 2023.
Below is the list of varieties released for sale in India.
|S.No.||Crop||Type||Name of Variety/ Hybrid||Recommended sale in State Union territories|
|1||Cotton||Open Pollinated Variety||Phule Satpuda (JLA-1207)||Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, South Rajasthan and Gujarat|
|2||Cotton||Open Pollinated Variety||Gujarat Cotton-46 (G.Cot-46: Sorath Swet Hem)||Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Odisha|
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