In the latter half of 2015, which of the following crop in Punjab region was destroyed by the Whitefly?

Answer: [B] Cotton

Whitefly is a common pest on Cotton crop. It is reported that, whitefly affected about two-thirds of standing cotton crop in Punjab, causing an estimated loss of Rs 4,200 crore. There are reports at least 15 farmers committed suicide due to crop loss.

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