Pink bollworm Current Affairs, GK & News
Recently, professor Jayashankar from Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) inked a memorandum with Mumbai based Wadhwani Institute of Artificial Learning to provide an AI-Based Pest Management system to the farmers. Objective of the memorandum Memorandum was signed in a bid to provide information regarding any possible infestation of pink bollworm in cotton field which in ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
India is the only Bt cotton-growing country facing the problem of pink bollworm infestation. Even though Bollgard 2, or BG-2, Monsanto’s second generation insecticidal technology for cotton, was supposed to protect crops against the pink bollworm, the pest has grown resistant to the toxins produced by this trait. As a result, farmers now spend more ..