Thursday, 7 November 2013

TZ farmers set to reap big from superior cotton seeds in 2014

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By  Miguel Suleyman

 A new and superior certified cotton seed, UKMO08, which has been bred by Ukiriguru Agricultural Research Institute, will be used by farmers effectively from the coming planting season.

The new cotton seed replaces the aged UK 91, which officially expires this season.

The new seed was unveiled this week in Mwanza during a training programme to farmers and field officers from 31 cotton-growing districts in the western Tanzania Cotton Growing Zone (WCGZ) held here at Victoria Palace.

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