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To Support Blue Jeans Go Green(TM) & A New Orleans Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten years. Ten days. Ten homes.
Cotton Incorporated's New Campaign of Style, Substance, and Authenticity NEW YORK, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when cotton's market share is threatened by synthetics,
This hands-on tool allows producers, brands, and manufacturers to assess the full spectrum of organic cotton's benefits. Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) March 25,
MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Seeds Market Report: 2015 Edition" report to its research store. DALLAS, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The fastest-growing area within
MetaWear has just launched the nation’s first solar and geothermal-powered operation providing cutting, sewing, dyeing, and screen-printing of GOTS- certified organic cotton T-shirts using seaweed-based
LOS ANGELES, Feb.
Leading Home Textiles Brand Announces First-Ever Fair Trade Certified(TM) Bath Towel Collection for Spring 2015 BERKELEY, Calif., Feb.
Dr. Josh Udall Recognized at International Cotton Genome Initiative Workshop NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.
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...
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...
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...
- a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.