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2009-11-20 10:14:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In September, Cotton Incorporated partnered with fashion specialty retailer Vanity Inc., to launch a nationwide denim drive through the COTTON. FROM BLUE TO GREEN.® denim recycling program. After collecting denim for a six week period, the retailer exceeded its goal of collecting 100,000 pairs. "We're thrilled that Vanity has surpassed the impressive goal of collecting 100,000 pairs of jeans for the COTTON. FROM BLUE TO...

2009-10-06 11:57:00

Chic and Inexpensive Ways to Go from Office to Evening Out NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holiday season fast approaching, women everywhere are looking for new and updated ways to take their wardrobes from the office out for an evening on the town, while still keeping their budgets in check. "Sixty nine percent of women prefer to wear one comfortable outfit all day, rather than changing outfits to suit different activities," says Linda DeFranco, Director, Product Trend...

2009-07-22 10:30:00

Denim Drive to Set Guinness World Record(TM) on August 12 at Union Station in DC NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has been the subject of some good-natured ribbing over the jeans he sported last week to throw the ceremonial first pitch at the MLB All-Stars game. The fervor among fashion editors and fashionistas reached new heights on The Today Show when the President admitted to host Meredith Vieira that he is "a little frumpy." "We're delighted to see that...

2009-04-07 13:04:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country faces the cold, harsh realities of the global financial situation, Cotton Incorporated delivers consumers a soft, comforting bit of nostalgia, with a modern twist. The research and promotion company for U.S. cotton growers and importers has revived its memorable "the touch, the feel of cotton" music, reinterpreted for today's consumers by three young vocalists: Zooey Deschanel, Jazmine Sullivan, and Miranda Lambert. The new television...

2009-03-23 06:00:00

Get More Value from Your Wardrobe with Cotton Incorporated NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With many American families closely watching their household budgets, a new spring wardrobe is no longer a given. According to the Cotton Incorporated Lifestyle Monitor(TM) survey, 64% of respondents noted that they have less this year to spend on clothing than last. "With consumers spending less money this year on new clothing, it's become even more important to pay special attention...

2009-02-03 06:00:00

Cotton Remains the Consumer Preference in Home Textiles Amid Economic Pessimism NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As families across the country remain concerned about the economy, annual home textile sales go beyond buying for less to investing for more. "Bargain" is redefined to include not only price, but also usability and longevity. While price remains the primary concern among the nation's consumers, concepts of product durability and its related care enter into...

2009-01-13 11:24:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruder Finn Inc. announced today that Ruder Finn China has been selected as the Agency of Record for Cotton Incorporated (CI) and Cotton Council International (CCI) to promote their co-sponsored 2009 consumer public relations campaign in China. Ruder Finn China was selected from a group of agencies that submitted proposals to a committee consisting of CI and CCI representatives based in the U.S. and China. Ruder Finn's Guangzhou office will be responsible for...

2008-09-12 03:00:08

By Tuttle, John R Idris, A M; Brown, Judith K; Haigler, Candace H; Robertson, Dominique A silencing vector for cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) was developed from the geminivirus Cotton leaf crumple virus (CLCrV). The CLCrV coat protein gene was replaced by up to 500 bp of DNA homologous to one of two endogenous genes, the magnesium chelatase subunit I gene (ChlI) or the phytoene desaturase gene (PDS). Cotyledons of cotton cultivar 'Deltapine 5415' bombarded with the modified viral vectors...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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