(Phutti) equivalent to 1.355 million or 1,355,710 bales has reached ginneries across Pakistan till Sep 3, 2019, says the PCGA's first fortnightly report of the on-going season.
The arrival of phutti (seed cotton
) which is presently being hindered by rains would also pick up pace.
Stakeholders say the government needs to come up with an incentives package urgently for motivating growers to shift back to cotton crop by fixing indicative price for phutti (seed cotton
In future, sustainable production of cotton will depend upon the development of elite cotton varieties with high yield, better quality of seed cotton
, and resistant to biotic and abiotic stresses (Ahmad et al., 2012).
The studies of Khan (2003) found that the seed cotton
yield was positively correlated with bolls per plant and bolls weight.
Karachi -- Listless conditions prevailed on the cotton market past week owing to late arrival of phutti (seed cotton
) and high rates being demanded by ginners.
figure By WANJIRU KAMAUbr figure By ROHIT PARAKHbr Cotton is mainly grown for its fibre, which accounts for about 35 per cent weight of the primary product known as seed cotton
. The seed is the main by-product, which accounts for about 65 per cent.
MULTAN -- Seed cotton
(Phutti) over 11.5 million bales have reached ginneries across the country till Mar 1, 2018, registering an increase by 7.63 per cent as compared to corresponding period of last year.
(Phutti) equivalent to over 10.6 million bales have reached ginneries across Pakistan as of December 15, 2017,showing an increase of 5.3% compared to the corresponding period last year when ginneries received 10.1 million bales.
A fortnightly report released by Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) disclosed on Monday the arrival of seed cotton
(phutti) at ginning factories observed 5.30 per cent increase during first fortnight of December 2017 compared to the corresponding period last year.
Post planting observations recorded during crop production were morphological and phenological characteristics along with seed cotton
picking during September, October and November.
(Phutti) 1,06,34000 bales reached ginneries across Pakistan till Feb 1, 2017, registering an increase of 10.63 per cent compared to the last year, Kamal Hayder, Research Analyst-PAGE said.