Commissioned Research for Development of Cotton Seed

Title

Commissioned Research for Development of Cotton Seed

Objectives         

  • Cotton Research Institute, Faisalabad  
  • Inadequate Seed Provision System
  • Diseases (CLCuV)
  • Pests (bollworms)
  • Weeds
  • Water
  • Biosafety Clearance issues
  • Production Technology
  • Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture, Multan
  • Establishment of greenhouse (off season generation advancement)
  • Establishment of tissue culture lab. (insertion of new gene and multiplication of transgenic plants)
  • Development of transformation system for insertion of new genes in cotton etc.
  • Molecular analysis of GMO lines developed through this project
  • DNA finger printing of germplasm and promising advanced lines (either at MNSUA Multan or at ABRI, Faisalabad

Duration

2016-17 to 2020-21

Total Cost

380.588