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DNA: Whitefly destroys 2/3rd of Punjab's cotton crop

The devastating attack by whitefly, a common pest, on the cotton crop in Punjab's Malwa region this year has affected about two-thirds of standing cotton crop in the state, causing an estimated loss of Rs 4,200 crore. There are reports of at least 15 cotton farmers committing suicide. Check out our website: Facebook: Twitter: Google Plus:

Oct 08, 2015, 23:46 PM IST