Problem that technology is supposed to solve :
- To address low yield pest and disease resistant
- To address food security problem, and increase income of farmers.
Technical characteristics of the technology :
- Yield Potential 25-30/ha
- Maturity 10-12 months
- Pests and disease resistance
Economic characteristics of the technology
- Acquisition cost :
Cost of cottons depends on the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security.
- Economic profitability :
If a farmer invest le 12,000 in production of the SLICASS Variety, the returns on the investment will be le 36,000 after recovering the cost of production.
- Comparative advantage :
High yielding, pests, and disease resistance.
Limits of the technology :