Seventh Meeting of the ACRDN
Oct 14, 2017

Breeding & Genetic improvement Disease control Crop Protection Economics and policy Agronomy & physiology Production Extension Biotechnology Climate change Network coordination Social issues Sustainability Post Harvest Pest control Agro-physio-Asia Sustain-Asia Social-Issues-asia Post-Harvest-Asia PestControl-Asia Network-Asia Biotech-Asia ProdExtension-Asia Eco&Policy-Asia Disease-Asia-51 Croprotection-Asia Climate-Asia Breeding-Asia

Proceedings are available


The Seventh Meeting of the Asian Cotton Research and Development Network was held at Nagpur, India during 15-17 September 2017. The Indian Society for Cotton Improvement (ISCI), Mumbai hosted the meeting together with the ICAR-CICR (Central Institute for Cotton Research), Nagpur and ICAR-CIRCOT (Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technologies).

The main theme of the meeting was  "PRODUCING QUALITY FIBRE & DOUBLING COTTON FARMERS INCOME." Cotton researchers from public and the private sector participated. Dr. C.D. Mayee, President, Indian Society for Cotton Improvement, was the Chairman of the Organizing Committee. The meeting elected Dr. Prashant G. Patil as Chairman of the Network until the next meeting. Eminent cotton experts like Dr. Timorthy Dennehy, Dr Judith Brown, Dr Albert Santos from US; Dr Derek Russell from Australia; Dr Negm from Egypt and several senior research leaders from India and Bangladesh attended the meeting.

The proceedings, recommendations, presentations and abstracts of the meeting are now available at the ICAC website.

Fiaz Ahmad

Secretary ICRA, Senior Scientific Officer, Central Cotton Research Institute, Multan, Pakistan
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