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2014-12-13 08:20:24

DALLAS, December 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Nitrocellulose Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report

2014-12-10 16:22:56

DUBLIN, December 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m8bxd5/global_and_china) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-12-08 04:21:19

DUBLIN, December 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4m6xxc/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Insecticides

2014-12-05 20:22:28

DUBLIN, December 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qv7tpr/global_cotton) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-11-29 23:02:10

The growth in the Asia-Pacific Thermal Protective Clothing Market is fuelled by the flourishing economy and rapidly expanding industrial sectors.

2014-11-29 04:21:27

DALLAS, November 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds 2014 Market Research Report on Global Cotton Seed Industry of 173 pages profiling 20 cotton seed companies

2014-11-27 23:00:18

Global Technical Textiles Market 2015-2019 is a new research report that profiles key players like DuPont, Polymer Group, Kimberly-Clark, Freudenberg, Ahlstrom, Johns Manville and TWE Group.

2014-11-20 23:08:04

Long-Awaited data is first to quantify environmental benefits of organic cotton cultivation including less water and energy use. Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) November


Latest Cotton Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 17:08:49

Cotton swabs, made of a small wad of cotton wrapped around both ends of a short rod, are commonly used in a variety of applications including first aid, cosmetics application, cleaning, and arts and crafts. Leo Gerstenzang created the cotton swab in the 1920s after attaching cotton to toothpicks. The product eventually went on to be called the "Q-tip" which became a generic trademark for cotton swabs in the USA. The product is often used to clean the ear although doctors have said for used...

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2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

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2009-03-27 17:52:05

Tropical tree, Bombax ceiba, is a member of the genus Bombax. It is more familiarly known as the Cotton Tree. In areas of Malay, Indonesia, Southern China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan the tree is commonly planted. Chinese historical accounts tell of an ancient king of Nam Yuet, Chiu To, who offered the tree as a gift to the Emperor of Han Dynasty in 2nd Century B.C. Also, the tree, which is referred to as Semal, is commonly planted in parks and along roadsides in India. New Delhi, specifically...

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.