Tanzania: Poor Seeds Hold Back TZ Cotton Industry

All Africa (December 1, 2015) The use of poor cotton seeds is likely to continue plaguing the cotton yarn sector following reports of shortage of high quality seeds this season. Acting director of the Tanzania Cotton Board (TCB) Mr Gabriel Mwalo, said this year’s season will experience a shortage of quality cotton seeds for planting in the normal sowing period from 15 November to 30 December.