ICAC confirms study on climate change and cotton

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) has commissioned a study on climate change and cotton production in modern farming systems. The news was announced at the closing of ICAC's recent 74th Plenary Meeting in Mumbai, India, where it was also noted that "measures to increase soil organic matter can help maintain long-term soil fertility, while at the same time contributing to climate change adaptation and mitigation."

Discussion about the Reduction in use of insecticides: Many nonchemical insect control options, including biological management, are available that are simple and easy to apply, but which must be used on an area-wide basis.

Customers are increasingly interested in the 'story' of their clothing according to two of the world's leading textile and apparel retailers interviewed at a recent cotton conference in India

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Source: ICAC & EcoTextile News (Friday, December 11, 2015)
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Submitted by Andrea Bischof


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